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Nepalgunj Airport

Airport information
 Location of airport in Nepal
Airport typePublic
ServesNepalgunj, Nepal
Elevation165 m (540 ft)

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Nepalgunj Airport is an airport serving Nepalgunj (also spelled Nepalganj), a municipality in Banke district of the Bheri zone in Nepal.

The airport has been in service since 1961. It is a major domestic hub after TIA in terms of number of airport network. This airport stands number 3 in terms of aircraft and passenger movement. After the introduction of FK-100 jet aircraft, passenger movement at this airport increased by 13.39% in 2005 (up to November) against the figure in the year 2004.

Recently, the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has permitted Flying Dragon Airlines, a joint venture company of Nepal and China, to operate remote areas of mid - and far - western development region with operating base at this airport.

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