Descriptive Writting

Topics: Subhas Chandra Bose, Runway, Aircraft Pages: 2 (562 words) Published: October 18, 2014
Airport is a complex of buildings and runways for take-off, landing and maintenance of civil aircraft. It has facilities for passengers. It is interesting to see how the movement of so many planes is tracked in perfect order. The one at Kolkata is known as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Airport. Few days back we were taken from school to see this airport. School bus dropped us at the domestic terminal. We formed a queue and entered the airport, trying not to come in the way of passengers. The ambience was very impressive. The lounge was brightly lit and tastefully decorated. Huge screens displaying the arrival and departure of flights greeted us at different spots. It was a busy time of the day. There were a large number of people with baggage in tow, some standing in queue before ticket counters, some proceedings towards different numbered gates. There were many children also. We heard voices at short intervals announcing the arrival, departure or delay of flights and at times asking passengers to proceed towards a particular gate for security check. There were counters of various airlines with smartly dressed men and women who were answering the queries of passengers, weighing their baggage and issuing boarding passes. The gift shops in the airport were well stocked with books, toys, chocolates and knick-knacks. We came across a FLORIST with large varieties of flowers, a saree shop selling traditional bangles, sarees, and numerous snacks counter. The assortment of snacks on display drew our attention. They had almost everything starting from pizzas, burgers, doughnuts, sandwiches to wafers, juices, tea, coffee and soft drinks. We also saw airhostesses of Jet Airways, Air Deccan and Air Sahara. One pilot even stopped over to talk to us. He answered all our questions with a smile. He explained how he flew the plane with a control stick. He also told us that the experience to soar high among the clouds was unmatched. He left by asking us to go to the viewing gallery...
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