Kolkata Airport

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport (CCU)

Founded in the early 1900s as the Calcutta Aerodrome, the Kolkata airport handled around 18 million passengers in the year 2022–23, making it the sixth-busiest Indian airport in terms of passenger traffic.

Air India operations

Fly and collect points
Check-in counters

E portal functions as the check-in counter for our domestic flights.

Upgrade seats

Only one integrated terminal.

Share points  with family

Unwind before and between your flights at the lounges in Kolkata airport.

Services and amenities

Full-service dining

Nursing room

Prayer room

Retiring rooms


Duty-free shopping

Internet lounge

Internet lounge






Massage centre or foot massage chairs

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi

Foreign exchange

Foreign exchange

passengers with disabilities

Facilitation for passengers with disabilities or those who require assistance

Smoking room

Smoking room

Mobile charging point

Mobile charging point



Medical Service

24x7 medical service managed by Medica Super Speciality Hospital

Self-check-in kiosks and self-baggage drop

  • 16 self-check-in counters are available at the departure hall, and self-baggage drop facilities are available at the Air India counter.

Transfer desks

  • Available

Connectivity between the airport and city

  • Public bus service
  • Suburban railway service
  • Pre-paid taxi
  • Radio taxi
  • Car rentals

CCU is around 15.5 km from the city centre.

Taxi pick-up area

  • Prepaid taxi pick-up is located between Gates 3 and 4 of the arrival level. Radio taxi pick-up is near the lower level of arrivals.

Minimum layover time

  • Domestic to domestic: 45 minutes 
  • Domestic to international and vice versa: 120 minutes  
  • International to international: 90 minutes

Resolution desk for baggage issues

A dedicated desk for baggage issues faced by Air India passengers is located near Belt 6.

Places to visit nearby

Disability Assistance

Howrah Bridge

16 km
Passengers that require a wheelchair

Victoria Memorial

22 km
Passengers that require a wheelchair

Dakshineswar Kali Temple

12 km
Biswa Bangla Gate

Biswa Bangla Gate

12 km

Airport FAQs

The Kolkata Airport provides free Wi-Fi to passengers for 30 minutes. Provide your mobile number as login ID or contact the helpdesk to utilise the service.

Smoking rooms are located at the check-in area across the terminal, Security Hold Area, and arrivals.

Yes, the Kolkata Airport is DigiYatra enabled. Gate 02 at the airport is dedicated for DigiYatra users.