Kolkata Airport

Kolkata being one of the ever growing metro cities of India is well connected with air routes. Popular national and international airlines operates from here. The Kolkata airport also known as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport or Netaji Shubhashchondro Boshu Antorjatik Bimanbondor (in Bengali) is the fifth largest and busiest airport in India after Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore.

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

Located 17 kms away from the Kolkata city, the airport handles 8.5 million passengers annually.
The airport is well connected and easily accessible by all means of local transport viz, suburban railways, taxi and buses. Apart from these various operators are conducting low floor Volvo buses to airport from various points of city.

With an objective of overcoming the traffic problem near airport, a fly over near airport is under construction. The airport has three terminals designed separately for different purpose. The domestic airport came into existence in 1990 caters the need of Indian passengers coming from different cities of India. The International Terminal at airport which is the oldest terminal serves the needs of International passengers. Till 1990 it was used for both domestic as well international passengers. The third terminal is the cargo terminal. With an objective of providing quality services to the passengers the airport are making continuous efforts as a result of this new ticket counters, check in kiosks and cafes are being established.

Kolkata Airport Details:
Airport Name: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Owner/Operator  :  Airports Authority of India
IATA Code: CCU
Address: NSCBI Airport, Jesore Road, Dum Dum, Kolkata - 700 052
Country: India
Phone: 033 2511 8036

Major airlines operating at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Kolkata:-

  • Air India Express
  • AirAsia
  • Jet Airways
  • American Airlines
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Air India Limited
  • Thai AirAsia
  • Kingfisher Airlines

Flights Operating from Domestic Terminal


Air India

Air India Regional  cover destinations like Agartala, Aizawl, Dimapur, Guwahati, Imphal, Jorhat,   Nagpur, Shillong, Silchar, Tezpur         

Indian Airlines  cover destinations like Agartala, Aizawl, Bagdogra, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Mumbai, Port Blair, Silchar

IndiGo that cover destinations like Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Jaipur, Kochi, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Thiruvananthapuram, Visakhapatnam

Jet Airways cover destinations like Agartala, Bagdogra, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Jorhat, Lucknow, Mumbai, Patna, Pune, Ranchi

Kingfisher Airlines cover destinations like Agartala, Ahmedabad, Aizawl, Bagdogra, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Delhi, Goa , Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore , Mumbai, Patna, Pune  Raipur, Ranchi, Silchar, Trivandrum

SpiceJet covers Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bagdogra, Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Mumbai, Pune

Flights Operating from International Terminal

AirAsia  cover  Kuala Lumpur
Air-India Express covers Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Dhaka, Singapore
Biman Bangladesh Airlines cover Dhaka
China Eastern Airlines cover Kunming
Druk Air cover Paro,Sonagapore
Emirates cover  Dubai
GMG Airlines covers Chittagong, Dhaka
Indian Airlines covers Kathmandu, Yangon
Jet Airways covers Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Dhaka
Kingfisher Airlines covers Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Dhaka
Lufthansa covers Frankfurt
Singapore Airlines covers  Singapore
Thai Airways International covers  Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi
United Airways covers Dhaka
Qatar Airways covers Doha

Due to the increasing pressure over Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to develop Behala Airport Kolkata as full fledged airport catering to the growing needs and requirements of the city. Currently it is a Flying Training Institute of repute in the city. Once developed it will certainly add to the infrastructure of the 'City of Joy'.

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