List of airports in West Bengal

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This is a list of airports in West Bengal, a state in eastern India, grouped by type and sorted by location. It contains all public-use and military airports in the state.

This list contains the following information:

Airports[edit]

Front facade of KNI Airport, Andal, Durgapur at night
NSCBI International airport
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
Subhas Chandra Bose arrives on a KLM flight at the airport which was later named after him.
40th BG B-29 42-6310 taking off from Chakulia Airfield, India, June, 1944
Cooch Behar Airport Terminal Building
City served ICAO IATA Airport name Note
International Airports
Kolkata (Calcutta) VECC CCU Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport Also a military enclave for Dum Dum Air Force Station
Domestic Airports
Balurghat VEBG RGH Balurghat Airport Non Operational Airport
Cooch Behar VECO COH Cooch Behar Airport Chartered flights only
Kolkata VEBA Behala Airport Behala Flying Club
Malda VEMH LDA Malda Airport under construction
Civil enclave
Siliguri VEBD IXB Bagdogra Airport Also known as Bagdogra Air Force Station
Private Airstrips
Asansol-Durgapur VEDG RDP Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport India's first Aerotropolis and first privately managed airport, located in Andal (a sub-div of Durgapur, Asansol) developed by Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited. West Bengal's second largest airport. Has night landing facilities with a plan to make it an international airport
Asansol VE23 Burnpur Airport IISCO's private airstrip
Durgapur VEDG Durgapur Steel Plant Airport/SAIL Airstrip
Military Airbases
Barrackpore VEBR Barrackpore Air Force Station Indian Air Force
Hasimara / Jalpaiguri VEHX Hasimara AFS Indian Air Force
Kalaikunda VEDX Kalaikunda Air Force Station Indian Air Force
Panagarh VEPH Panagarh Air Force Station Indian Air Force
Salua Salua Air Base Indian Air Force
Closed Airstrips/Runways
Asansol RAF Asansol World War II USAAF Airstrip
Hijli Hijli Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Chakulia Chakulia Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Piardoba Piardoba Airfield WWII USAAF Airstrip
Dhubulia
Dhubulia Airstrip
No. 99 Squadron RAF during WWII
Garhbeta Digri Airfield World War II RAF 159 Squadron
Guskara Guskhara Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Jhargram Dudhkundi Airfield World War II USAAF 444th Bombardment Group
Kanchrapara Kanchrapara Airfield / (RAF Kanchrapara) World War II USAAF Airstrip
Pandaveswar Pandaveswar Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Purulia Charra Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Salboni Salboni Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Tarakeswar VETK Non-directional beacon TK 390 kHz

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • "Licensed Aerodromes in India" (PDF). Directorate General of Civil Aviation of India. 2008-11-10.
  • Airports Authority of India website: AirportsIndia.org.in or AAI.aero
  • "ICAO Location Indicators by State" (PDF). International Civil Aviation Organization. 2006-01-12.
  • "UN Location Codes: India". UN/LOCODE 2009-1. UNECE. 2009-09-23. - includes IATA codes
  • Great Circle Mapper - IATA and ICAO codes
  • List of Indian Air Force Stations at GlobalSecurity.org
  • [1]-AAI NOTAM summary January 2013
  • [2] - Old airfields of Midnapore