Chattogram airfield was built in the year 1940 by the British government during
World War II. It was used as a combat airfield by the United States Army and Air
Force during the Burma Campaign 1944-1945. After independence it became a
domestic airport with the movement of passenger flights in Dhaka-Chattogram
This is the second largest airport in Bangladesh. The airport is operated by
Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh. In 1990 it became International Airport.
The major development and expansion work started in 1998 funded by the Japanese
government and the project was completed in December 2000. After that it started
journey as M A Hannan International Airport,
Chattogram. On April, 2005 it was
renamed to Shah Amanat International Airport,
Shah Amanat International Airport is located at Patenga, southwest of
city at the bank of Karnaphuli River. This is 20 km west of
Chattogram port and
18 km south of
Chattogram railway station.
Domestic and international passenger and cargo flights are operated by the
national and international airline operators to and from Shah Amanat
Car parking facility is available at the airport. Respectable passenger(s)/visitor(s)
can park their vehicles safely in the under mentioned fees
Bus, Minibus and Truck (3-5) Ton a. For first 5 hours -TK.
150/= (one hundred fifty) b. More than 5 hours and upto 24 hours -TK. 60/= (sixty) per hour;
c. Should be handed over to the law enforcement agencies after 24 hours
Car Jeep and Microbus a. For first 5 hours -TK. 60/= (sixty) b. More than 5 hours and up to 24 hours- TK.
25/= (twenty five) per hour c. Should be handed over to the law enforcement
agencies after 24 hours
Bicycle a. For first 5 hours -TK. 20/= (twenty)
b. More than 5 hours and up to 24 hours- TK. 5/= (five) per hour;
c. Should be handed over to the law enforcement agencies after 24 hours.
For sick or injured passengers first aid crews from CAAB provide free of cost
treatment during watch hours.
Banking facility for foreign currency exchange booth is available in the
international terminal building.
Duty Free Shop:
Private and Bangladesh Parjatan Corporation are operating duty free shop for the
Hotel Booking booth is available for the passenger(s) for hotel booking.
Pure Drinking Water:
Pure drinking water is available for the passenger(s).
Prayer room is available for the passenger(s).
Close circuit camera for the security of the passenger (s).
Free Wi-Fi is available for the passenger(s).
Flight Information Display System is available for the passenger/visitor to know
the arrival and departure time of the flights.
Luggage raping facility is available for the passengers to pack their luggage.