Kolkata Naval Aircraft Museum : Location, Timing, Collections

The Naval Aircraft Museum is in under-construction in Kolkata, West Bengal. The West Bengal government will operate the museum. The Kolkata Naval Aircraft Museum is the second such museum in the country after the Vizag museum. It is going to be constructed by Kolkata Metropolitan Development Authority. The museum costs around Rs 10 crore

Naval Aircraft Museum

Location Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Coordinates 22.57704°N 88.47818°E
Type Military aviation museum
Owner West Bengal Housing Infrastructure Development Corporation
Public transit access Kolkata Metro Logo.svg Sub CBD 1 metro station

Naval Aircraft Museum Starting Date

Naval Aircraft Museum is likely to be inaugurated in the recent months.

Timing of Kolkata Naval Aircraft Museum

Not announced till now

Naval Aircraft Museum Location 

Kolkata Naval Aircraft Museum is located at DJ Block, Narkel Bagan, Action Area I of New Town, Kolkata , next to the New Town police station, opposite the Tata Medical Centre

Naval Aircraft Museum Collections

The museum’s biggest exhibit, the Tupolev Tu-142M was donated by the Indian Navy. A decommissioned Tupolev Tu-142M maritime aircraft parked on a runway-like structure built solely for showcasing the aircraft at the New Town museum. The aircraft was brought from INS Rajali, Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu.  Other exhibits for its interior and surroundings like a mannequin pilot, bombs, machinery etc. will be developed by the Navy

Tupolev TU-142M 

Kolkata Naval Aircraft Museum

Tupolev Tu-142M was made by a Russian company. It was inducted in the Indian Navy in 1988. Tupolev Tu-142M is a long-range maritime patrol and anti-submarine aircraft. TU-142M was decommissioned after 29 years of service. The fighter jet weights around 90,000kg. It had been in the employ of the Indian Navy’s air wing for reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare.This fighter jet is also known as the ‘Albatross’ because of its huge wingspan and size

How to Reach Naval Aircraft Museum

There are so many way to reach Naval Aircraft Museum. You will get bus from Howrah station or Sealdah station, Also you can book the cab for the museum

Available Facilities Of Naval Aircraft Museum

  • Visitors will be allowed inside the aircraft and have a look at the cockpit.
  • A children’s park has also been set up on the museum ground with rides modelled after fighter aeroplanes .

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