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Aerobridge will be more than double at the airport, all passengers will get entry in the aircraft in 2 to 3 minutes.

a take a look at the stats
* There are presently 18 aerobridges, and 20 aerobridges will probably be put in
* The brand new terminal may have an extra 1.3 lakh sq. meters of area and 37,500 sq. meters
Neha Singh
Kolkata : Within the enlargement of Kolkata airport, 20 aerobridges will probably be added within the subsequent two phases. This may take the overall variety of aerobridges on the airport to 38. This may convey nice comfort to the passengers. The aerobridge transports passengers immediately contained in the plane from the terminal constructing. That is the quickest boarding course of as passengers enter the plane from the terminal constructing in lower than 2-3 minutes. Aside from this, it additionally saves passengers the time taken to achieve the plane by boarding the bus.
There have been solely 4 aerobridges within the previous airport terminal.
Within the previous Kolkata airport, there have been solely 4 aerobridges, 3 for home flights and 1 for worldwide flights. The brand new built-in terminal, commissioned in 2013, has 18 aerobridges. Of those, 8 are solely for home use, 6 to be used by passengers on board worldwide flights and 4 swing aerobridges that can be utilized by home or worldwide flights as per requirement.
These will probably be added in two phases.
Kolkata Airport Director C. Pattabhi mentioned that Kolkata airport has 8 and 12 aerobridges within the proposed two phases respectively. The work is being carried out from what they’re at current, however in view of the growing variety of passengers within the coming days, it has been determined to put in them. As well as, new arrival and departure lounges will probably be constructed. The area for that is presently pre-determined within the previous home and worldwide terminals.
This may occur particularly on the airport
The prevailing built-in terminal is unfold over 2.2 lakh sq. metres, the brand new terminal may have 1.3 lakh sq. meters of area and 37,500 sq. metres. A separate Haj terminal complicated is proposed on a plot of 6 acres. Aside from the aerobridge, there will probably be extra distant bays to park the plane. The variety of parking bays will improve from 63 at current to 125 by 2030. For this, it’s deliberate to develop the apron space to 32,760 sq. meters within the first section and 53,250 sq. meters within the second section. Total, airport passengers will discover it very handy to journey from Kolkata Airport.

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