Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa inaugurated a Greenfield Airport in Kalaburagi district on November 22. The airport has now being opened for public use. Star Air operated the first flight between Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru and Kalaburagi Airport. BS Yediyurappa will return to Bengaluru via Greenfield Airport. Several other ministers of Karnataka were also present during the inauguration ceremony.