Airport Name: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Address : Jessore Rd, Dum Dum, Kolkata, West Bengal 700052
IATA Code: CCU
Contact: +91 33 2511 8036
Latitude: 22.64531 Longitude: 88.43931
About Kolkata Airport: Earlier known as Dum Dum Airport, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is an international airport of India serving to the capital city of West Bengal - Kolkata. The airport is located at a distance of about 17 km from the heart of the city. The airport is named after a prominent leader of Indian Freedom Movement – Subhash Chandra Bose. Kolkata Airport is one among the only two operating airports of West Bengal and the second one is Bagdogra. It is the largest airport in Eastern India spread across an area of 2,460 acres. The airport is considered to be the 5th busiest airport of India in terms of passenger traffic. The airport commenced first cargo terminal of India in 1975 and in 1990, a new domestic terminal was commissioned. Kolkata Airport has received an international award by the Stat Trade Times for excellence in Air cargo for emerging cargo Airport in year 2009.
Kolkata Airport is a well-known international airport of India that serves a number of domestic and international airlines. The major domestic airlines flying from Kolkata are Air India, Jet Airways, JetKonnect, Air India Regional, Goair, IndiGo Airlines and SpiceJet. There are several prominent international airlines that operate from Kolkata Airport are AirAsia, Biman Bangaladesh Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates, Etihad Airways, Druk Air, Qatar Airways, Regent Airways, Silk Air, and Singapore Airlines.
At Kolkata Airport, you will encounter a great experience due to enjoying several classy facilities it offers. At the airport, you will have no inconvenience in carrying baggages as it offers luggage trolleys. Wheelchairs are available for the persons with physical disability. There is facility of baggage wrapping in international area. The airport also has few shops where one can buy different stuffs of their choice. One can go for duty free shopping of various products including handicrafts, magazines and general items. The airport also offers wonderful dine-out facilities at Haldiram, cafes and other stalls.