Calcutta Airport

About Calcutta Airport

Calcutta Airport of Sardar Vallabhai Patel International Airport is an airport serving both the cities of Calcutta and Gandhinagar in Gujarat. Located in Hansol, just 9 km north of central Calcutta, this airport got its name in the memory of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. As per latest reports, the airport handles around 4.8 million passengers and is considered to be the eighth busiest airport in regards to passenger traffic. The airport was established in 1937 but its international operation started in 1992 only. In May 2000, the Calcutta airport was categorised as an international airport. In 2010, the second terminal, which handles the international passengers, was inaugurated. You can also find a 18 feet height statue of Sardar Vallbhai Patel at the airport. The airport is operated by Airport Authority of India and recently it has invited proposals for the airport privatisation.

Facilities

Various facilities are awaiting you at the Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport (Calcutta Airport). Some of them are: More Details..

Connectivity

Calcutta Airport is easily connected with different parts of the city. Let’s analyse: More Details..

Terminals

The terminals of Calcutta International Airport are as follows: