Kolkata Airport (CCU)

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Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (IATA: CCU, ICAO: VECC) is located int he Indian city of Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal state in India. CCU Airport is located about 17 km from Kolkata city centre. Kolkata’s was named Calcutta until 2001, and before, the CCU Airport’s name was Dum Dum Airport. The new name Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is in honour to the Indian independence movement leader. Kolkata Airport is the 5th busiest airport in India and one of the two international airports operating in West Bengal, the other one located in Bagdogra.

Must-see attractions:
Kolkata has a rich history, stunning architecture, plenty of cultural institutions, and nice flea markets, so it is definetely a delightful place to visit. The city’s dynamic crowds and busy nature make it the perfect destination for both solo or group travellers.

North Kolkata  In this part of the town you’ll find century-old buildings and a nice environment. Northern Kolkata is a quiet residential area within the oldest part of the city. It has an extension called as the BBD Bagh area, which includes several suburbs such as Bagbazar, Belgachhia, Shyam Bazaar, Shobha Bazaar, Maniktala, and Jorasanko. Main attractions could be the famous College Street area, the famous potters’colony of Kumortoli, Rabindranath Tagore’s home, and the unic Howrah Bridge.

Central Kolkata 

The very centre of Kolkata is full of historic institutions very concentrated and near one from another. This area is also used as the financial hub of the city and it includes basically the neighbourhoods of BBD Bagh, Esplanade, Entally and Maidan. Some of the Kolkata’s busiest streets are Chowringhee Road, Park Street, Shakespeare Sarani, and Camac Street are part of Central Kolkata.
South Kolkata 

In the southern Kolkata you’ll find a luxurious residential area, commercial centres and some other historical institutions. South Kolkata is located a bit apart from the rest of the city and it works also quite independently. This area includes some small neighbourhoods such as Gariahat, Dhakuria, Ballygunge, Bhawanipur, Alipore, New Alipore, Rash Behari, Kalighat, and Tollygunge.
East Kolkata

Eastern Kolkata is the main business zone, the very home of IT fast growing sector. It is formed of  Salt Lake City, Rajar Hat, Lake Town, and the E.M. It has many new infrastructures and you’ll appreciate lots of young people living and working there. Kolkata is also known for its iconic trams, considered the oldest ones in the whole Asia, Kolkata is the only city which still has trams working.

Terminals

Kolkata Airport (CCU) has one only large passenger Terminal which was built in 2010 and integrates both operations with domestic and international flights.The new Terminal buildng has 5 floors.

Passengers

In 2016, Kolkata Airport (CCU) handled 15,819,539 passengers, being the 5th busiest airport in the whole India. Kolkata is known as the commercial city of the eastern India.

Connections

Kolkata Airport (CCU) is the main international airport of the state of West Bengal. The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is well connected with the rest of the country and specially very connected within the cities and villages of its state of West Bengal.

Transport

To go from Kolkata Airport to Kolkata city centre you can use Bus, Taxi or Car rental. Check with our search engine your best car rental option within your Kolkata trip. The ride by car takes around 40 minutes and by Bus 1 hour.
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Contact Information CCU Airport

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Address: Jessore Rd, Dum Dum, Kolkata, West Bengal, 700052, India
Phone (24x7 Helpline): +91 3325118036