First flight to Andal airport

| Updated on January 23, 2018 Published on May 19, 2015

India’s first greenfield private airport at Andal, which is on the outskirts of the industrial city of Durgapur, nearly 180 kms from Kolkata, started operating commercial flights from May 18.

To commemorate the occasion, the promoters Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Ltd, with Changi Airports International as one of the partners, invited a host of State ministers, MPs, Bengali film stars and a few media persons to be on board the 40 minute flight from Kolkata to Andal.

Photos by Pratim Ranjan Bose

Published on May 19, 2015