Chaurjahari Airport

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Rukum Chaurjahari Airport
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of Nepal
ServesChaurjahari, Nepal
Elevation AMSL2,460 ft / 762 m
Coordinates28°37′38″N 082°11′39″E / 28.62722°N 82.19417°E / 28.62722; 82.19417
RUK is located in Nepal
Location of the airport in Nepal
Direction Length Surface
m ft
03/21 600 1,969 Asphalt
Source:[1][2] After not having scheduled services for several years, Nepal Airlines resumed services from the airport in 2018.[3]

Rukum Chaurjahari Airport (IATA: RUK, ICAO: VNCJ) is an airport serving Chaurjahari,[1] a municipality located in Western Rukum District of Karnali province of Nepal. The airport was renovated and the runway blacktopped in 2014 after previously only having a grass/clay runway.[4]


The airport resides at an elevation of 2,460 feet (750 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway which is 600 metres (1,969 ft) in length.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Nepal Airlines Kathmandu, Nepalgunj[5]


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for Rukumkot, Nepal (VNCJ / RUK) at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ "Rukum Chaurjahari Airport" (PDF). Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 May 2018. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Chaurjahari Airport comes into operation after a one and half years". Aviation Nepal. 24 October 2018. Retrieved 24 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Renovated Salle Airport awaits regular flights". República. 28 February 2014. Retrieved 1 May 2018.
  5. ^ "Domestic Flight Schedule". Nepal Airlines. Retrieved 1 May 2018.

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