List of airports in Bangladesh

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This is a list of airports in Bangladesh, grouped by type and sorted by location. All airports are operated and maintained by the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh under the Ministry of Civil Aviation and Tourism. Few of them are also used for military and training purposes by the Bangladesh Armed Forces.

Bangladesh, officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia. It is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Myanmar (Burma) to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south. Its capital and largest city is Dhaka.

Bangladesh has 3 international airports, 6 domestic airports and 6 STOL (Short Take-off and Landing) ports, with 1 new domestic airport under construction.[1] It also has several airstrips, some built during World War II.

Airports[edit]

Cities and airport names shown in bold have scheduled passenger service of commercial airlines.

Location served ICAO IATA Division Airport name Coordinates
International airports
Chittagong VGEG CGP Chittagong Shah Amanat International Airport 22°14′59″N 91°48′48″E / 22.24972°N 91.81333°E / 22.24972; 91.81333 (Shah Amanat International Airport)
Dhaka VGHS DAC Dhaka Shahjalal International Airport 23°50′34″N 90°24′02″E / 23.84278°N 90.40056°E / 23.84278; 90.40056 (Shah Jalal International Airport)
Sylhet VGSY ZYL Sylhet Osmani International Airport 24°57′48″N 91°52′01″E / 24.96333°N 91.86694°E / 24.96333; 91.86694 (Osmani International Airport)
Domestic airports
Bagerhat Khulna Khan Jahan Ali Airport (under construction) 22°38′49″N 89°38′38″E / 22.64694°N 89.64389°E / 22.64694; 89.64389 (Khan Jahan Ali Airport)
Barisal VGBR BZL Barisal Barisal Airport 22°48′04″N 90°18′04″E / 22.80111°N 90.30111°E / 22.80111; 90.30111 (Barisal Airport)
Cox's Bazar VGCB CXB Chittagong Cox's Bazar Airport 21°27′07″N 91°57′50″E / 21.45194°N 91.96389°E / 21.45194; 91.96389 (Cox's Bazar Airport)
Ishwardi (Ishurdi) VGIS IRD Rajshahi Ishwardi Airport 24°09′11″N 89°02′55″E / 24.15306°N 89.04861°E / 24.15306; 89.04861 (Ishwardi Airport)
Jessore VGJR JSR Khulna Jessore Airport 23°11′01″N 89°09′39″E / 23.18361°N 89.16083°E / 23.18361; 89.16083 (Jessore Airport)
Rajshahi VGRJ RJH Rajshahi Shah Makhdum Airport 24°26′13″N 88°36′59″E / 24.43694°N 88.61639°E / 24.43694; 88.61639 (Shah Makhdum Airport)
Saidpur VGSD SPD Rangpur Saidpur Airport 25°45′33″N 88°54′31″E / 25.75917°N 88.90861°E / 25.75917; 88.90861 (Saidpur Airport)
Tejgaon VGTJ Dhaka Tejgaon Airport 23°46′43″N 90°22′57″E / 23.77861°N 90.38250°E / 23.77861; 90.38250 (Tejgaon Airport)
STOL (Short Take-off and Landing) ports
Bogra VGBG Rajshahi Bogra Airport 24°52′00″N 89°18′59″E / 24.86667°N 89.31639°E / 24.86667; 89.31639 (Bogra Airport)
Comilla VGCM CLA Chittagong Comilla Airport 23°26′12″N 91°11′24″E / 23.43667°N 91.19000°E / 23.43667; 91.19000 (Comilla Airport)
Kamalganj VGSH ZHM Sylhet Shamshernagar Airport 24°23′54″N 91°55′01″E / 24.39833°N 91.91694°E / 24.39833; 91.91694 (Shamshernagar Airport)
Lalmonirhat VGLM Rangpur Lalmonirhat Airport 25°53′15″N 89°25′59″E / 25.88750°N 89.43306°E / 25.88750; 89.43306 (Lalmonirhat Airport)
Noakhali Chittagong Noakhali Airport (under construction)
Thakurgaon VGSG TKR Rangpur Thakurgaon Airport 26°00′59″N 88°24′06″E / 26.01639°N 88.40167°E / 26.01639; 88.40167 (Thakurgaon Airport)
Unused Airports
Bajitpur Dhaka Bajitpur Airport 24°12′44″N 90°54′23″E / 24.21222°N 90.90639°E / 24.21222; 90.90639 (Bajitpur Airport)
Chakaria Chittagong Chakaria Airport 21°45′49″N 92°04′18″E / 21.76361°N 92.07167°E / 21.76361; 92.07167 (Chakaria Airport)
Patuakhali Barisal Patuakhali Airport 22°22′33″N 90°19′20″E / 22.37583°N 90.32222°E / 22.37583; 90.32222 (Patuakhali Airport)
Sirajganj Rajshahi Sirajganj Airport
Tangail Dhaka Tangail Airport 24°13′47″N 89°54′28″E / 24.22972°N 89.90778°E / 24.22972; 89.90778 (Tangail Airport)
Defunct Airfields
Dohazari Chittagong Dohazari Airfield 22°09′55″N 92°04′07″E / 22.16528°N 92.06861°E / 22.16528; 92.06861 (Dohazari Airfield)
Feni Chittagong Fenny Airfield 23°02′06″N 91°23′37″E / 23.03500°N 91.39361°E / 23.03500; 91.39361 (Fenny Airfield)
Hathazari Chittagong Hathazari Airfield 22°30′02″N 91°48′27″E / 22.50056°N 91.80750°E / 22.50056; 91.80750 (Hathazari Airfield)

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Airports in Bangladesh". Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh. Retrieved 2007-01-22.