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Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)

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Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)
AddressKolkata 700052, India
Telephone(033) 2511 9977.
Emailinfo@nscbiairport.org
Websitewww.nscbiairport.org
Number of terminals2
Time zoneGMT India Standard Time: GMT/UTC +5:30
LocationKolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is located at Dum Dum, 18km (11 miles) to the northeast of central Kolkata.
Airport codeCCU
Airport newsA new integrated terminal building, incorporating a small hotel, is expected to be completed by late 2012. There are also plans to extend the Metro rail service to the airport.
Transfer between terminalsThere is no covered walkway between the terminals.
Driving directionsTo get to the city from Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, take Jessore Road towards the south and follow signs to the city.
Car rentalCar hire counters are located in the arrivals area of the international terminal. Avis, along with several local car hire companies, offers car hire. It is highly recommended to hire a vehicle with driver.
Public transport and taxisBus: Buses between Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport and the city centre run every 10-15 minutes from early morning until around 2200.
Taxi: Taxis are available outside the terminals, and are the recommended transport option. Pre-paid taxis can be booked from a counter in the arrivals area. The fare to central Kolkata is about Rs900.
Rail: The city's circular railway operates between Dum Dum station near Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport and Princep Ghat near Strand Road. Trains run every 15 minutes during peak hours and hourly at other times.
Metro: The Metro Railway runs between Dum Dum station (near Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport) and the city centre, every 10-15 minutes from early morning until around 2200. Buses connect the airport to Dum Dum train and metro stations.
Car parkingThe two car parks have 250 parking spaces each. Both short-term and long-term parking is available.
Information and help desksInformation desks are available in both terminals.
Airport FacilitiesMoney: Banks and bureaux de change are located within the terminals.
Communications: There are internet cafés and post offices in both terminals at Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport.
Food: A selection of restaurants, cafés and snack bars can be found in terminal buildings.
Shopping: There are small duty-free shops and newsagents in both terminals. Gift shops selling handicraft items are available in the international terminal.
Luggage: Luggage trolleys are available free of charge. Queries about lost luggage can be directed to the information desk in the arrivals hall, or to the airlines.
Other facilities: Childcare rooms are located in the terminal buildings. A medical service, offering first aid and assistance in dealing with minor emergencies, is also available.
Conference and business facilitiesThere are no conference or business facilities at Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport. However, extensive meeting space is available at the Swissôtel Kolkata (tel: (033) 6626 6666; www.swissotel.com).
Disabled facilitiesFacilities for the disabled are basic at Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, although there are wheelchairs available for use by physically disabled travellers. Airport staff can offer assistance.
Airport hotelsThere are no hotels at Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, but there are a few accommodation options nearby, as well as a large selection in the city centre. Our Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport guide includes the following hotel:

Swissôtel Kolkata
Located 3km (2 miles) from Kolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport, the Swissôtel Kolkata offers luxury accommodation with a range of on-site dining facilities. Other services include a rooftop swimming pool and meeting space.
New Town-Rajarhat, City Centre New Town, Action Area 2, D.Plot No. 11/5
Kolkata 700157, India
Tel: (033) 6626 6666.
Web: www.swissotel.com
Full airport nameKolkata Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport
CityKolkata (Calcutta)
CountryIndia
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