Dhangadhi Airport

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Dhangadhi Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
OwnerGovernment of Nepal
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of Nepal
LocationDhangadhi
Elevation AMSL690 ft / 210 m
Coordinates28°45′12″N 80°34′55″E / 28.75333°N 80.58194°E / 28.75333; 80.58194
Map
Dhangadhi Airport is located in Nepal
Dhangadhi Airport
Dhangadhi Airport
Location of airport in Nepal
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,800 5,906 Asphalt
Source:[1]

Dhangadhi Airport (IATA: DHI, ICAO: VNDH) is a domestic airport located in Dhangadhi serving Kailali District, a district in Sudurpashchim Province in Nepal. Dhangadhi Airport is also a regional airport which serves the district of Sudurpashchim Province and Rara Airport of Mugu district. Some commercial helicopters are operated from Dhangadhi Airport to Khaptad National Park.

History[edit]

The airport was opened in 1964.[2] In 2022, Nepal Airlines relaunched regional operations from Dhangadhi Airport making it the airline's western-most hub.[3]

Facilities[edit]

The airport is located at an elevation of 210 metres (689 ft) above mean sea level. It has one asphalted runway which is 1,800 metres (5,906 ft) in length.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

AirlinesDestinations
Buddha Air Kathmandu,[4] Pokhara
Nepal Airlines Bajura, Dipayal Silgadhi, Jayaprithvi[3]
Saurya Airlines Kathmandu[5]
Shree Airlines Kathmandu[6]

See also[edit]

List of airports in Nepal

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Airport information for DHI / VNDH at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ "Dhangadhi Airport" (PDF). Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. Retrieved 1 July 2022.
  3. ^ a b "NAC resumes flights to Bajhang, Achham and Doti". Online Khabar. 11 March 2022. Retrieved 1 July 2022.
  4. ^ "Flight schedule". Buddha Air. Archived from the original on 20 October 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  5. ^ "Scheduled flights". Saurya Airlines. Archived from the original on 10 June 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  6. ^ "Scheduled flights". Yeti Airlines. Archived from the original on 10 June 2010. Retrieved 6 June 2010.

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