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- (91)33 2511-8787
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Kolkata Airport Overview:
Kolkata airport is an international airport but over 75% of its passengers are domestic travelers. The airport is operated by the Indian government's Airports Authority of India. A much needed, new and modern terminal (known as Terminal 2) was recently constructed and opened in January 2013. It's expected to be fully functional by March 2013. It's hoped that the new terminal will attract more international airlines to service Kolkata.
Kolkata Airport Fees: Both outbound and inbound passengers will have to pay a User Development Fee from March 1, 2013, to fund the cost of the new airport terminal. The fee is 400 rupees for domestic passengers and 1,000 rupees for international passengers.
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Kolkata Airport Hotels:
The old Kolkata airport terminal has retiring rooms. Both private rooms and dormitories are available. Ph: (91)33 2552-9547. However, demand is high and it's hard to get a vacancy.
Alternatively, if you'd rather stay in a hotel close to the airport there are a few decent enough options to suit all budgets. This guide to Kolkata airport hotels will help point you in the right direction.