Flights to Kolkata


Kolkata is the cultural capital of India and is also the capital city of West Bengal. More than 4.5 million residents live in this city. Kolkata has a rich historical past and is known as the City of Palaces. Here, the most popular places are historical buildings, religious sites, natural space, cultural hubs, etc.

Kolkata is the financial as well as commercial hub of the East. The GDP of this city, in PPP terms, is $150 billion. Some of the major economic contributors to the economy are IT, pharmaceuticals, mining, steel, electronics, jute, cement, food processing, heavy engineering, textiles, real estate, and agriculture.

Flight Information, Airport Services, and Connectivity

The Kolkata airport is now officially known as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. This terminal is capable of handling 25 million passengers annually. Facilities available are VIP lounge, check-in counters, CUTE technology, 12 custom counters, and 78 immigration counters, inline baggage-handling facilities, restaurant, residing facilities, eateries, cafes, numerous aerobridges, remote parking bays, etc.

Airlines operating from this airport include Air India, Jet Airways, SpiceJet, IndiGo, Air India Regional, Dragonair, China Eastern Airlines, Emirates, Qatar Airways, Thai AirAsia, and many more. The most popular destinations are Bangalore, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Silchar, Patna, Port Blair, Agartala, Chennai, Dhaka, Kuala Lampur, Ahmedabad, Doha, Chittagong, etc.

Rental cars, air-conditioned buses, and taxis are available from the airport.

More Information on Kolkata

This metropolis is spread over an area of 185 sq km, and has a population of 4,486,679. Languages spoken here are Bengali, Hindi, and English.

The must-visit places in Kolkata are:
  • Victoria Memorial
  • Eden Gardens
  • Howrah Bridge
  • Fort William
  • Indian Museum
  • Nandan
  • Dakshineswar
  • Maidan
  • Alipore Zoological Garden
  • Rabindra Sarovar
  • Academy of Fine Arts
  • Shaheed Minar
  • Rabindra Sadan
  • Tipu Sultan Mosque
  • General Post Office
The best time to visit Kolkata is between October and March.

Last Updated on : August 17, 2018


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