5. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (Kolkata, West Bengal)
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport was earlier known as Dum Dum Airport. It got its new name in 1995, paying homage to one of the most prominent freedom fighters of India Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The Airport Council International awarded this airport the “Best Improved Airport in the Asia-Pacific region” in 2014 and 2015.
– During April 2018 – March 2019, this airport served almost 22 million passengers.
– The aircraft movement during this period was 162,026.
– The total cargo tonnage handled by Kolkata airport was 1.63 lakh tonnes.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport connects Kolkata (West Bengal) with northeast India, China, Bhutan, Bangladesh, and entire Southeast Asia.