Airport Road, Dhaka

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Airport Road (Bengali: বিমানবন্দর সড়ক), also known as Tongi Diversion Road, a part of the Dhaka-Mymensingh Highway (N3), is an 8-lane major artery road in Dhaka, that connects Dhaka city, with the Shahjalal International Airport.[1] It is also the main artery that connects Dhaka with the northern suburb of Uttara and the only road that connects Dhaka with northern Districts of Bangladesh and vice versa.[2] Traffic is fairly smooth throughout the road, due to flyovers and interchanges.[3]


Built as an expressway to facilitate movement with northern districts of Bangladesh. The 8 lane expressway (4 lanes on each side)[4] is one of the best maintained roads in Bangladesh,[5] It has a divider; however it doesn't have a shoulder for emergency and breakdown.


Near Army Golf Club.
Radisson Blu Dhaka Water Garden is located on the Airport Road


  1. ^ "Airport Road, Dhaka". Google Maps. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  2. ^ "Dhaka Photo Gallery by Brian McMorrow at". Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  3. ^ Hafez Ahmed (2011-06-30). "Kuril flyover to be completed by next year". Daily Sun. Dhaka. Archived from the original on 2013-10-29. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  4. ^ "Photo of Beautification of Airport road Dhaka, Bangladesh". Panoramio. 2008-05-06. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 
  5. ^ "Photo of Airport Road, Dhaka". Panoramio. Retrieved 2011-12-14. 

Coordinates: 23°49′2.31″N 90°24′44.65″E / 23.8173083°N 90.4124028°E / 23.8173083; 90.4124028