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About Agartala:

Agartala is the capital and the largest city of Tripura. In the North-East, it is also the second largest city both in terms of population and municipal area. It is also among the fastest growing cities of India. In the eastern region of India, Agartala is the prime center of politics, education and commerce. The largest city in the eastern region; Guwahati is in close proximity of Agartala. The Bangladesh border is also located about 2km from Agartala. Airline carriers have flight connections to many major cities of India.

Agartala Airport (IXA)

The Agartala Airport is situated about 12km from the northwest of the city. The Airport Authority of India administer the airport. After the city of Imphal, Agartala is the third busiest domestic airport. Airline carriers like Air India, Spice Jet and IndiGo operate one scheduled flight to and fro from the airport. The bus stand and Railway station are in close proximity. Many domestic airline carriers like SpiceJet, IndiGo, and Air India offer regular cheap flights tickets between the two destinations.

About Kolkata:

Calcutta, now known as Kolkata is the capital of the state of West Bengal in India. Kolkata also known as the 'City of Joy' is situated on the river bank Hooghly. Due to its location in India, Kolkata was the capital during the reign of British. In East India, Kolkata is the dominant educational, commercial and cultural hub. Kolkata is also home to the Port of Kolkata; the oldest operating port in our country. Kolkata has also been a prime hub for trade and commerce in India since a long time. In India, it is the third most populated city with a population of around 14.1million. Kolkata defines its beauty in form of grand structures; which were built prior independence. Kolkata attracts end number of tourist throughout the year due to its detailed culture, impressive infrastructure, rich history and different variants of Bengali cuisine. Besides being a tourist destination, it is also a major business destination due to progression in Industries and in the field of IT. The immersive tourist spots in Kolkata are Tipu Sultan Mosque, Marble Palace Zoo, Indian Museum, Howrah Bridge and Victoria Memorial.

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport: IATA CODE (CCU)

The city of Kolkata is served by Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport. It was named after the freedom fighter Subash Chandra Bose in order to honor his contribution and struggle towards India's Independence. The airport is situated at about 16km from the city center. Kolkata International Airport was also formerly known as Dumdum Airport. The airport is well connected to most of the countries and to all the major cities of India. The airport comprises of two terminals which have ceased operations after the opening of new L shaped integrated terminal which consists six levels. The L shaped integrated terminal caters to domestic and international gates. And it also comprises of different levels for arrivals and departures. It has been proposed that the old domestic terminal would be used by regional airlines and the international terminal would be used for Hajj services.

Agartala Airport Address:

Agartala Airport

Airport Road, Agartala,

Tripura 799009

Airport Code: IXA

 

Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport:

Jessore Rd,

Dum Dum, Kolkata,

West Bengal 700052

Airport Code: CCU

 

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