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:

  • A new airport has been proposed in Raiganj for reducing the traffic in Bagdogra airport.

Airports[edit]

Front facade of KNI Airport, Andal, Durgapur at night
NSCBI International airport
NSCBIA apron
Subhas Chandra Bose arrives on a KLM flight at the airport which was later named after him.
Bagdogra Airport
40th BG B-29 42-6310 taking off from Chakulia Airfield, India, June, 1944
Cooch Behar Airport Terminal Building
City served IATA Airport name Note
International Airports
Kolkata (Calcutta) CCU Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport International and Domestic Commercial
Siliguri IXB Bagdogra Airport Also known as Bagdogra Air Force station
Domestic airports
Balurghat RGH Balurghat Airport Non Operational Airport
Cooch Behar COH Cooch Behar Airport Chartered flights only
Kolkata Behala Airport Flying Club
Malda LDA Malda Airport under construction
Private Airstrips
Durgapur RDP Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport India's first Aerotropolis and first privately managed airport.
Asansol Burnpur Airport IISCO's private airstrip
Durgapur Durgapur Steel Plant Airport/SAIL Airstrip DSP's initiative to make a private airport for its officers but project failed due to lack of funds
Military Airbases
Barrackpore Barrackpore Air Force Station Indian Air Force
Hasimara / Jalpaiguri Hasimara Air Force Station Indian Air Force
Kalaikunda Kalaikunda Air Force Station Indian Air Force
Panagarh Panagarh Air Force Station Indian Air Force located in Durgapur Urban Agglomeration
Salua Air Force Station Salua Indian Air Force
Closed Airstrips/Runways
Asansol Asansol Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Hijli Hijli Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Chakulia Chakulia Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Piardoba Piardoba Airfield World War II USAAF Airstrip
Dhubulia Dhubulia Airstrip No. 99 Squadron RAF during World War II
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
Kalyani, West Bengal Kalyani air field 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 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