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Airport Overview

Aerial view of Tumlingtar Airport.


Tumlingtar Airport is in Tumlingtar, Sankhuwasabha of Province 1. It is 15 km south of District HQ in Khandbari.

Buddha Air, Sita Air, Summit Air, Tara Air and Yeti Airlines have flights to and back from Kathmandu and Biratnagar. They operate on the following hours:

  1. Jan, Feb, Nov & Dec. 0100-1215 UTC
  2. Mar, Apr, Sept & Oct 0030-1245 UTC
  3. May, June, July & Aug 0015-1300 UTC

In 2019, 1872 flights carried 35,303 passengers and 41,952 kg of cargo between destinations to and from the airport.

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Nepal

Province or District

Province 1/ Sankhuwasabha

Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Airport

15 km South of District HQ in Khandbari


Airport’s Complete Name

Tumlingtar Airport

Latitude

27.31500

Longitude

87.19333

Elevation (ft and m)

1316 ft (401 m)

IATA Code

TMI

ICAO Code

VNTR

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal

Tumlingtar Civil Aviation Office,

Tumlingtar, Sankhuwasabha

Tel-977- 029 - 575241

Fax – 977-29575207

AFS - VNTRYDYX

Management Contact Person

N/A

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

None

Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

4248 × 100 ft (1295 × 30 m)

Runway Orientation

16 -

34 -

Runway Surface

Asphalt Concrete

Runway Condition

Operational

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

Metal Detector: handheld

Runway Lighting

PAPI 3 on Runway 34

Refuelling Capacity

None

Ground Handling Services


Air Traffic Control

Uncontrolled

Airspace Classification G

Fire Fighting Equipment

Wheel & portable type fire extinguisher available

Weather Information

AFIS

Aircraft Parking Space

5000 sqm of concrete Asphalt, 1 ATR42, 1 Beechcraft and 1 JS

Navigation Aids

AFIS

Perimeter Fencing


Windsock