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About Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport (CGP)

Shah Amanat International Airport, situated by the Karnaphuli River, is the second-largest airport in Bangladesh, serving the city of Chittagong. This comprehensive guide to Shah Amanat International Airport includes essential information, such as terminal facilities and various transportation options available to travellers.


There is an information desk in the main terminal building.

Driving directions:

From Chittagong city centre, head south towards M. A. Aziz Road and follow the airport sign. The journey takes about 50 minutes when there is no traffic.

Transfer between terminals:

The terminal building is divided into domestic and international areas. Passengers can walk from one side to the other.

Airport Info


Shah Amanat International Airport is located 20km (13 miles) from the city centre.

No. of terminals:

+880 2 4135 0100

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Bus: The nearest bus stop (Patenga Bus Stop 15) is located near Hazrat Osman Goni Jame Mosque on Potenga Road. The distance between the bus stop and the airport is 850m (0.5 miles).

Taxi: Three-wheeler green taxis are available in the parking area which is directly in front of the Terminal Building during the day. Negotiate a price before getting in.

Ride sharing: Uber and Pathao are available.

Terminal facilities


There is a currency exchange counter in the international section of the terminal building.


There are a few cafés selling snacks.


A few duty-free shops are located in the international section of the terminal building.


Left-luggage facilities aren't available.


There is a prayer room.

Airport facilities

Conference and business:

Business facilities aren't available.

Communication Facilities:

Free Wi-Fi internet access is available.

Disabled facilities:

If you need assistance, inform your airline in advance.

Car parking:

The is a car park right in front of the terminal building.

Car rental:

Car hire is available, but arranging with a rental company before your trip is recommended.

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