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Airport Overview 

Aerial view of Janakpur Airport-Dhanusa, Province-2

Janakpur Airport is a domestic airport in Sub Metropolitan City of Dhanusa district in Province-2 and is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN). It is located 4 km away from Janakpur city. Janakpur Airport was built on 13 February 1960. National airline operators operate direct flights from Kathmandu to Janakpur daily. 

The airport resides at an elevation of 256 feet (78 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,300 by 30 metres (4,265 ft × 98 ft) 

Airport Location and Contact 

Country 

Nepal  

Province or District 

2 

Nearest Town or City  
with Distance from Airport
 

Janakpur - 4 km 

Airport’s Complete Name 

Janakpur Airport  

Latitude 

26° 70 89.50 N 

Longitude 

085° 92 40.57 E 

Elevation (ft and m) 

78 m 

IATA Code 

JKR 

ICAO Code 

VNJP 

Managing Company or Airport Authority 

Civil Aviation Authority –Janakpur-Dhanusa 

Off: +977-41-520884 Tower: 977-41520044  

Fax: +977-41520884  

AFS: VNJPYDYX 

E-mail: janakpur_cao@caanepal.org.np 

Management Contact Person 

Off: +977-41-520884 

E-mail: janakpur_cao@caanepal.org.np 

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport? 

No  

Runway(s) 

Runway 

Runway Dimensions 

1300 m x 30 m 

Runway Orientation 

09/27 

Runway Surface 

Asphalt 

Runway Condition 

Good - blacktop and operational  

Airport Infrastructure Details 

Infrastructure  

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening  

  • X-Ray: No 
  • Metal Detector: Yes 
  • CCTV: No Surveillance, UHF Band Communication System : No 
  • FIDS: Yes 

Runway Lighting 

Yes - PAPI 

Refueling Capacity 

Yes: 120 KL, Available and Provided by Nepal Oil Corporation  

Ground Handling Services 

Yes with the local airline  

Air Traffic Control  

Yes  

Fire Fighting Equipment  

Fire Vehicle and Portable type fire extinguisher available  

Weather Information 

Associated MET Office, After-hours Met Office 

Aircraft Parking Space 

Yes-  2 aircraft

Navigation Aids  

Yes / VOR 

Perimeter Fencing  

Yes – Iron net fencing  

Windsock  

Yes  

 

 

 

Link for further details - Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal Janakpur Airport 

Fuel Services Charges 

The airport takes support from Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) for the provision of Jet fuel for the aircraft. The fuel reserve owned by Nepal Oil Corporation is maintained outside the airport compound.  

 

Price per Litre USD - $ 

Jet A-1 

94.50 (Duty Paid) * 

Avgas 

No 

*As of May 17, 2019 

 

Link for list of ICAO and IATA Codes in Nepal