Biratnagar Airport

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Biratnagar Airport
Gograha Airport

IATA: BIRICAO: VNVT

BIR is located in Nepal
BIR
BIR
Location of airport in Nepal
Summary
Airport type Public
Owner Nepal Government
Serves Biratnagar, Madhes, Nepal
Elevation AMSL 236 ft / 72 m
Coordinates 26°28′53″N 087°15′50″E / 26.48139°N 87.26389°E / 26.48139; 87.26389
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,505 4,938 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Biratnagar Airport (IATA: BIRICAO: VNVT) is an airport serving Biratnagar,[1] a city of the Morang district in the Kosi zone in Nepal.

Facilities[edit]

Owned and operated by the Government of Nepal, Biratnagar Airport commenced operations on 6 July 1958.[3] The airport is located at an elevation of 236 feet (72 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,505 by 30 metres (4,938 ft × 98 ft).[1]

The airport is capable to handle aircraft from the Nepalese Army Air Service.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Buddha Air Kathmandu [4]
Gorkha Airlines Tumlingtar [5]
Nepal Airlines Bhojpur, Lamidanda, Taplejung, Thamkharka, Tumlingtar [6]
Sita Air Kathmandu [7]
Yeti Airlines Kathmandu [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for VNVT from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. ^ Airport information for Biratnagar, Nepal (VNVT / BIR) at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective Oct. 2006).
  3. ^ http://caanepal.org.np/beta/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=64&Itemid=74[dead link]
  4. ^ "Flight schedule". Buddha Air. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 
  5. ^ "Destinations". Gorkha Airlines. Retrieved 8 June 2010. [dead link]
  6. ^ "Schedule Effective from 15 May 2010 to 30 October 2010". Nepal Airlines. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 
  7. ^ "Destinations". Sita Air. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 
  8. ^ "Scheduled flights". Yeti Airlines. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 

See Also[edit]

List of airports in Nepal

External links[edit]