Airport name: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport
ICAO code: VECC Airport
IATA Code: CCU Airport
City Name: Kolkata Airport
Airport Operating Hours of VECC airport / CCU airport: H24
Curfew and Restrictions of VECC airport / CCU airport: Nil
(It is recommended to check GA restriction and curfew before you operate into VECC airport)
CIQ Hours of VECC airport / CCU airport: H24
Slots/PPR requirements at VECC airport / CCU airport: Airport slots are required when you operate in VECC airport / CCU airport. Slots are requested via e-mail / fax from the airport slot coordinator. This is generally done by the agent or handler on the behalf of operator. VECC airport / CCU airport is the airport with slot validity of (+) 45 (-) 15 minutes.
Parking Availability at VECC airport / CCU airport: Limited overnight parking is available in VECC airport / CCU airport with prior approval only. VECC airport / CCU airport implements temporary parking restrictions from time to time. It is always recommended to confirm all parking arrangements well in advance. VECC apron has both power in- push back and power in – power out parking stands, which is subject to availability and duration of parking. It is mandatory regulation to carry tow bar on board the aircraft, however tow bar for some of the GA aircrafts are available at VECC airport / Kolkata airport.
Port of entry VECC airport / CCU airport: Yes, VECC / CCU airport is port of entry/exit.
Crew visa requirements for GA flights: All general aviation crew arriving in India must carry with them a valid BUSINESS VISA issued by the Indian Embassy / Consulate or an E-BUSINESS VISA available online.
If time permitting, it is recommended that they carry with them a valid Business Visa issued by the Indian Embassy/Consulate.
For applying the Business Visa, some Embassies ask for an invitation/sponsorship letter which VVIP Flight will gladly provide.
E-visa acceptable VECC airport / CCU airport: Yes E-visa facility is available in VECC airport / CCU airport. E-visa is acceptable at VECC airport / CCU airport.
Ground Handler at VECC airport / CCU airport: VVIP Flight (firstname.lastname@example.org) can assist you with your permits, ground handling, slots, parking, CIQ coordination and other GA flight services at VECC airport / CCU airport
VECC Landing Permit Notice Period: It takes 3 working days to obtain India landing permit (flight should operate on 4th day) except flights originating from PRC countries i.e. China, North Korea, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, and Nigeria. It requires 7 working days for flight originating from PRC country to obtain India landing permission (flight should operate on 8th day).
GA Lounge/Terminal: General aviation lounge is not available for at VECC airport / CCU airport.
Tow Bar requirements at VECC airport / CCU airport: It is mandatory regulation to carry tow bar on board the aircraft in India, however tow bar for some business aircrafts are available with the handler in airport like VECC airport. It is advised to check tow bar availability before the flight operation.
Caterer at VECC /CCU: Catering, laundry and dish cleaning facility are available with caterers at VECC airport / CCU airport.
Jet Fuel at VECC / CCU: Fuel facility is H24 available at VECC airport.
Hotel at VECC: Good 5 star hotels are available few minutes’ drive from VECC airport. JW Marriott Hotel, Taj Bengal Hotel, ITC Sonar Hotel and The Oberoi Grand Hotel are few of them.
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