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About Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport (CGP)

Located by the Karnaphuli River, Shah Amanat International Airport is the second largest airport in Bangladesh and serving the city of Chittagong. This Shah Amanat International Airport guide contains important information including airport contact details and transportation options.

Information:

There is an information desk in the main terminal building.

Driving directions:

From Chittagong city centre, head south on Port Connecting Road and follow the airport sign. The journey takes about 50 minutes when there is no traffic.

Transfer between terminals:

There is no transfer service as its terminal building is divided into two parts, international and domestic, and both are linked by a bridge.

Airport Info

Code:
CGP
Location:

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

No. of terminals:
1
Telephone:

+880 2 4135 0100

Time Zone:
Bangladesh Standard Time
GMT +0600

Public Transport

Public transport road:

Coach: The nearest bus stop (Patenga Bus Stop 15) is located on the main road near Noakali Hotel. The distance between the bus stop and the airport is 850m (0.5 miles) and the fare to the city centre is BDT 5, though buses aren’t advisable after 2000 hours. Auto rickshaws, or tuk-tuks, are popular and you can take one when you’re on the main road too – best to negotiate a price before getting in.

Taxi: Taxis aren’t available at the airport so it is best to arrange transport with your hotel before you arrive.

Terminal facilities

Money:

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

Food:

There are a few cafés selling snacks.

Shopping:

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

Luggage:

Left-luggage facilities aren’t available.

Other:

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:

It is recommended to inform your airline if you need assistance in advance.

Car parking:

A car park is available at the airport.

Car rental:

Car hire is available but it is best to arrange with a rental company directly before your trip.

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