Simara Airport

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Simara Airport
सिमरा विमानस्थल
Airport type Public
Owner CAAN
Operator Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN)
Serves Pipara Simara, Nepal
Time zone UTC+5:45 (+5:45)
Elevation AMSL 450 ft / 137 m
Coordinates 27°09′34″N 084°58′48″E / 27.15944°N 84.98000°E / 27.15944; 84.98000
SIF is located in Nepal
Location of airport in Nepal
Direction Length Surface
m ft
01/19 1,192 3,911 Asphalt
Sources: CAAN[1] and DAFIF[2][3]

Simara Airport (Nepali: सिमरा विमानस्थल) (IATA: SIFICAO: VNSI) is an airport serving Pipara Simara in Nepal. It is also the clostest airport to Birgunj, Nepal's third biggest City. The airport was established July 4, 1958 and is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.[1]

The airport is capable of handling aircraft from the Nepalese Army Air Service.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Buddha Air Kathmandu[4]
Nepal Airlines Kathmandu[5]

See also[edit]

List of airports in Nepal


Buddha Air Beechcraft 1900 D at Simara Airport
  1. ^ a b Simara Airport at Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal
  2. ^ Airport information for VNSI at World Aero Data. Data current as of October 2006.Source: DAFIF.
  3. ^ Airport information for SIF at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. ^ "Flight schedule". Buddha Air. Retrieved 6 June 2010. 
  5. ^  Missing or empty |title= (help)

External links[edit]