Shah Amanat International Airport

Shah Amanat International Airport

Dec 12, 2016
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Shah Amanat International Airport is an international airport of southeastern port city of Chittagong. It is the second largest airport of Bangladesh. It is maintained and operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh. The Bangladesh Air Force also used this air port. It was before known as MA Hannan International Airport. It was renamed by the government of Bangladesh on 2nd April in 2005. The name is after an Islamic saint, Hazrat Shah Amanat.

This Airport is able of handling 1.5 million passengers and six thousand tons of cargo annually. This airport is provided by nine passenger airlines. These airlines are connected to other airport internationally. A few Kolkata and Kuala Lumpur, Middle Eastern cities, Bangkok along with domestic flights are organized to Dhaka.

Shah Amanat International is situated at the Patenga area. It is the north bank of the Karnaphuli River of the city. It is twenty kilometres west from the Chittagong. There are no hotels and standard restaurant available near the airport. But a lot of international hotels and restaurants are available Chittagong city.

This International Airport is sole of twenty thousand square meters passenger terminal. It is separated into two parts. These are international and domestic with a paneling bridge in each. The International part of the terminal is bigger than Domestic. The building is separated into two floors. The lower floor is prepare for checking in. The upper floor is used for receiving baggage. This airport also has a twenty thousand square meters cargo terminal.


The air traffic control tower is about fifty meters west of the airport terminal. The airport can be easily contacted to Agrabad area from city area. Shah Amanat airport has three parking sectors. These are one for civilian. And other two are for VIP persons. The location of this airport is also a beautiful place for the tourists.

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