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About Aizawl:

In the state of Mizoram, Aizawl is the capital and largest city. It is situated in the north-eastern part of India. Aizawl also is the center of administration which comprises of the important government offices, office of civil secretariat and the state assembly house. The different communities of the ethnic Mizo people is reflected in the population of Aizawl. The city has a mild, and a sub-tropical climate owing to its elevation. It is an exotic hill town situated in the north-eastern part of India. For tourists, it is a perfect gateway among towering mountains. Aizawl comprises of a number of spots for the tourists like Tamdil Lake, Reiek, Dampa Wildlife Sanctuary, Mizoram State Museum, Paikhai, and Bung. For shopping enthusiasts, one can visit the popular markets of Bara Bazar, Zarkwat and Solomon's Cave.

Lengpui Airport: IATA CODE (AJL)

The city of Aizawl is served by the Lengpui domestic Airport. There are flights to Guwahati and Kolkata daily, where-as to Imphal there are three flights a week. The airport is situated at about 32km from Aizawl. The airport is also one of the airports in India to be constructed by the State Government. Lengpui airport is also the second largest airport in the North-Eastern region in terms of runway; after the city of Guwahati. The airport runway is about 2,500 meters and is unique as it has number of hill streams underneath it. It is also one among the three airports in India which comprise of a table top runway. The table top runways create an illusion which basically requires precision from the pilot. Cat-I Instrument Landing System is also installed by the authorities for the planes to land safely during harsh or low visibility conditions. Cheap air tickets are offered 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 impressive 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 of 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.

Lengpui Domestic Airport:

Aizawl,

Mizoram 796421

Airport Code: AJL

Netaji Subash Chandra Bose International Airport:

Jessore Rd,

Dum Dum, Kolkata,

West Bengal 700052

Airport Code: CCU

 

 

 

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