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Kolkata ( NSCBI ) Airport: past, present and future.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:05 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

sabya99 wrote:
A pragmatic approach to reach the mosque inside Kolkata airport: dig out a tunnel 4meter deep underneath the taxiway with a cost of 60 crores rupees. Will it work?
It looks difficult for the BCAS to approve it, in the current climate. The Delhi plan will possibly never see the light of day, at least going by the current situation. India's security situation is quite different from those of other countries, where such arrangements have worked fine.

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Kolkata: Flyers keep fingers crossed for i ..
Sir, while the inline baggage scans will be a nice addition, the arrival baggage handling is something that suffers from chronic delays at CCU. And it is not an issue that has cropped up recently. This has been there since ages.

sabya99 wrote:
Yes, it is high time to save that historic aircraft flown by Biju Pattanaik that saved the life of Mr.Sukarno. We have discussed this in this forum years ago.
At least someone in AAI is thinking of this pressing problem!!
Sir, the airport director has cleared the F-27 and HS-748 out. The 9I AT42 has also been taken out. The other derelict B732 will also be taken out soon. There are some other derelict aircraft as well (smaller ones). The DC-3 is in bad shape: it is possibly breaking into two. From what I know, there is no plan to take it to Bhubaneshwar and install it in either of the two impressive terminals. This is possibly doomed to get broken up soon.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H2jPBnSMIFI. Recent daytime landing at NSCBI airport.
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Kolkata may get direct flights to Beijing, Shanghai soon

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Flight to Delhi from Durgapur (KNI) airport: https://youtu.be/fXRxTp-yEwg Looks like airports of Montana. Turning pad is small. Otherwise OK; it might develop in future.

Bombay to Durgapur Spice Jet flight landing at Durgapore airport. https://youtu.be/hJvsVeHGHt4

First flight calibration at Durgapur airport (2015). https://youtu.be/DHLER4R6E50

Recently started flight from Durgapur to MAA. https://youtu.be/EcgH_0blo6w
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Recent infrastructure upgrade at NSCBI airport:

Digital globe is displaying recent satellite pictures of NSCBI airport at low resolution. So far Google earth did not display any such picture. Massive apron and taxiway construction going in following areas: R19 turning pad, areas adjacent to cargo apron and west side of secondary runway. It seems to be early stage construction of taxiway F north. There are some construction activity near L19 turning pad and near VOR area. New apron construction also going on near south side hangar complex opposite to international terminal.
Once these activities are completed NSCBI airport will look very different. I thank AAI for a bold and timely initiative; hopefully NSCBI will be a 50M pax airport soon. Please view at www. https://discover.digitalglobe.com/ go to Kolkata subarea and enlarge.
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