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Subhas Chandra Bose at the airport in Kolkata airport traditionally served as a strategic stopover on the air route from Europe to Indochina and Australia.
Air Orient began scheduled stops as part of a Paris to Saigon route,  and Imperial Airways began flights from London to Australia via Calcutta in Calcutta played an important role in the Second World War.
The airfield was used as a cargo aerial port for the Air Transport Commandand was also used as a communication centre for the Tenth Air Force.
Furthermore, in Indian Airlines introduced the first Indian domestic jet service, using Caravelle jets on the Calcutta—Delhi route. The Bangladesh Liberation War saw a large increase of both refugees and disease in Calcutta, causing more airlines to cease services to the city.
Inthe airport opened the first dedicated cargo terminal in India. The line partly completedbut further expansion to the airport was cancelled due to the financial downing of Calcutta Tramways Company. The extension proposal re-appeared inbut was cancelled. The s saw new growth for Calcutta airport, as the Indian aviation industry saw the arrival of new airlines such as Jet Airways and Air Sahara.
A new domestic terminal was opened inand the airport was renamed in honour of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. One of the many aerobridges that were imported from Indonesia Outside view of the airport saw the growth of low-cost carriers in the Indian aviation sector, with new airlines including SpiceJetIndiGo and Kingfisher Airlines.
This led to a dramatic rise in passenger numbers at the airport. Overcrowding in both terminals led to the implementation of a comprehensive modernisation plan for the airport. A year-old mosque that lies 30 meters from the runway' northern end prohibits further expansion in this direction.
This allows flights to operate till visibility drops below 50 metres. However, the need to replace the airport's terminals entirely led to plans for a new integrated terminal to serve both international and domestic destinations. Construction commenced in Novemberand the terminal was inaugurated on 20 January after overshooting the previous deadlines of July and August The terminal is an L-shaped structure, containing six levels.
It contains check-in counters that utilise CUTE Common User Terminal Equipment technology, and has 78 immigration counters and twelve customs counters.
The terminal is equipped with 18 aerobridges  and a further 57 remote parking bays.
There are plans to construct an foot bronze statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in the integrated terminal complex. In the financial year from April to MarchKolkata airport served There has been a 25 per cent growth in international cargo movement to and from Kolkata airport and a 15 per cent increase in outward transit.
Automobile parts accounted for the bulk of the growth in the movement of cargo from the city to other countries.
The CPC has an area of Similarly the volume of import cargo increased from 16, tonnes to 18, tonnes, increasing over ten per cent during the same period.
However, in —09 the total volume of cargo handled by the airport declined by 4. Expansion[ edit ] The construction of the new terminal, as well as runway expansion, marked the end of Phase I of the project. AAI officials have announced that they are prepared to execute Phase 2 of the Kolkata Airport expansion plan.
This primarily involves around the construction of a meter ATC Tower to provide controllers with a better view of the planes at the new terminal.
The building will be accompanied by a 4-storey office complex.Left Front chairman Biman Bose expressed grief over the death of Basu. The veteran politician had studied economics at Scottish Church College and had completed his masters in Political Science. The Central Committee also elected a member politburo.
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