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848. 

Which Airport becomes the 1st airport in India to get an indigenously-developed Aviation Weather Monitoring System at both ends of the runway?

[A]. Indira Gandhi International Airport
[B]. Chennai International Airport
[C]. Begumpet Airport
[D]. Kempegowda International Airport

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru(KIAB/ BLR Airport) becomes the 1st airport in India to get an indigenously-developed Aviation Weather Monitoring System (AWMS) at both ends of the runway. AWMS is installed by Bangalore International Airport(BIAL). The technology is developed by Bengaluru-based CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL). The AWMS sensor has been installed on a 10 meters mast which is a 1st of its kind, designed by NAL.

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