Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
Address: Jessore Rd, Dum Dum, Kolkata, West Bengal 700052, India
IATA Airport Code: CCU
ICAO airport code: VECC
Alias: Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport and former Dum Dum Airport
Kolkata Airport is located in the far east of India. The airport has been around for almost 100 years and, as expected, has gone through the necessary changes. It is ranked 5th in India by most passengers. The airport is located about 9 miles from the center of the city. You can travel by bus, train and taxi. Travel times to the center are 45-60 minutes. The taxi costs 450 INR.
There is a terminal of which it is called Terminal T2. This terminal is divided into 2 parts, for domestic and international Kolkata arrivals and departures. The maximum capacity of passengers to be carried is 25 million. Since Kolkata is almost at its maximum, it has been decided to build a new terminal with an option for a third. This could transport 45 million passengers per year. There have been 165,761 CCU arrivals and departures last year. This flew 22,015,391 passengers. The Kolkata Airport arrivals arrive via the 2 available runways. Most CCU airport arrivals are domestic and in most cases from AirAsia, Air India, Alliance Air, IndiGo, GoAir and Spicejet. There are not many international connections yet, just to name a few destinations: Kuala Lumpur, Bankok, Abu Dhabi, Dubai. Doha, Singapore, Colombo.