Salt Lake Stadium is situated about 10 km from Kolkata
city center. It is a huge 3-tier stadium on the boundary of
Salt Lake City
. The stadium has a seating capacity of 1,25,000 persons and is elliptical in shape. The roof is made of strong flow-coat tubes and aluminum sheets. There are two electronic score boards and control rooms. The lighting is uniformly distributed to enable sports by night. There are special arrangements for TV broadcasting.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport is the nearest airport (12 km).
Ranji Stadium at Eden Ground is the other major sports ground in the city.