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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Airport information
IATACCU
ICAOVECC
 Location of airport in West Bengal
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorAirports Authority of India
ServesKolkata
LocationKolkata, India
Hub
*Air India *Air India Regional *Blue Dart Aviation *Deccan Aviation *DTDS *IndiGo *Jet Airways *JetLite *Kingfisher Airlines *Northeast Shuttles *SpiceJet
Elevation5 m (16 ft)
StatisticsApr '10 - Mar '11
Passenger Traffic9631672
Aircraft Movements94375

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Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport ( Netaji Shubhashchôndro Boshu Antorjatik Bimanbôndor) is an airport located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, and serves the greater Kolkata metro area. The airport was originally known as Dum Dum Airport before being renamed in the honour of Subhas Chandra Bose. For the period of Apr 2006 to Mar 2011, it was the fifth busiest airport in the country in terms of overall passenger traffic and ninth busiest in terms of international passenger traffic. It is located approximately 17 km (10.6 mi) from Calcutta's city centre.

The airport is the largest in eastern India and one of only two international airports operating in West Bengal, the other being in Bagdogra. It is a major centre for all flights to North-East India, Bangladesh & Southeast Asia.


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