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Barrackpore Air Force Station
|Operator||Indian Air Force|
Barrackpore AFS or Air Force Station is located in Barrackpore in West Bengal and is among one of the oldest operating airbases of Indian Air force which has transport units in the country. The airbase is used exclusively for military purposes and is restricted for civilians and does not handle any public flights’.
The airbase was used as one of the strategic airfields during the 2nd World War by the United States Air Force Army. They had advance aircrafts like P-38 which was equipped with the state of art technologies like the cameras to map and collect information about the activities of Japanese forces in Burma. The aircrafts were known for their lightening speed and spitfire capacity.
Later the airbase has served the Indian Air Force in all the crucial wars and is known for its latest aircraft on which the Indian Air Force has great pride like Douglas Dakotas and Vampire fighters. The spitfire aircrafts are kept in the safe custody of Barrackpore AFS and is very important from defense point of view. Along with handling the heavy traffic of military flights it also offers the maintenance and warehouse facility. The warehouse is a large one with good storage capacity and recently it has been upgraded.
CBSE SCHOOL CODE: 08407
STN CODE: 160 KV
CBSE Affiliation No: 2400011
The Barrackpore Kendriya Vidyalaya is located inside the airport campus and it has beautiful building which is equipped with all the essentials to meet the educational requirements of students. The school was started for the children of Air Force Personnel who find it difficult to get admissions in far off schools.The school is only few kilometers away from the Palta Railway station and it was started on May 1st 1964. The school has recently celebrated its 44th anniversary of academic excellence.It encourages very healthy atmosphere which is required for the growth and overall personality development of students. It is often regarded as the smart school by people who acknowledge the excellent quality of education provided by this school.
|Sl. No.||Name||No of room||Remarks|
|2||Science Labs||6||Including Maths & Geo lab.|
|7||Other room||4||Used as Department.|
KENDRIYA VIDYALAYA AFS BARRACKPORE
PO - BENGAL ENAMEL ,PALTA DIST 24 PGS (N) WB PIN 743122
Phone Number : 033 - 2592 0386
Fax Number : 033 - 2594 4130
E mail ID OF THE PRINCIPAL : principal_kvbkpafs @ yahoo.co.in