Old Airport Road gained its popularity because of the esteemed organization Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL). Also, it was called HAL Airport Road, and was renamed after Bangalore received its new airport at Devanahalli. The road is approximately a stretch of 14 Km running across the regions - ASC junction, Nagashettyhalli, Domlur 1st Stage, HAL 2nd Stage, Kodihalli, Murugeshpalya, Jeevan Bima Nagar, Vimanapura, Marathahalli, Munnekollal, Siddapura, Ramagondanahalli. And it finally merges with Varthur Road. Now all these regions are well-developed with both commercial and residential activities. Moreover, properties for sale in Old Airport Road are in huge demand, as the road further leads towards Silicon city’s heart, Whitefield.
The establishment of HAL, National Aerospace Ltd, Aeronautical Development Agency led to the growth of the surrounding locations with the best infrastructures. Additionally, the IT’s boom fueled for further developments in all the said neighbourhoods.
Some of the familiar milestones along with this stretch include Command Hospital Air Force, Karnataka Golf Association, Embassy Gold Links Business Park, The Leela Palace, Institute of Aerospace Medicine, Manipal Heart Institute, HAL Market, Kempfort Shiva Temple.
In earlier days, HAL and its developments dominated the territory with it's Labs, Helipad, Quarters, Hospitals, etc. But all of them confined to HAL only. But as time flew, the IT sector is active in the city. As a result, some Tech Parks & IT companies found a stable place along with this road. Embassy Gold Links Business Park, Sigma Soft Tech Park Business Bay, Intel Technology India Pvt Ltd, Carlton Towers are on either side of the prime road.
Bangalore’s local transportation is the best in the country. The BMTC buses shuttling every day connecting these areas from either the Central Bus Terminus (Majestic)/KR Market/Shivajinagar help the residents for smooth traveling around the city. Along with this road, one can find metro services too. Trinity Metro Station is just 2 km away from Command Hospital. From Domlur, the metro stations of Indiranagar & Swami Vivekananda are approximately 2 km & 3 km respectively.
The land value for the plots in Old Airport Road approximately starts from Rs. 10,650 per sq ft and apartments varies between Rs. 5,150 per sq ft to Rs. 15,350 per sq ft.