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Airport Overview 

 

Aerial view of Rajbiraj Airport-Saptari, Province-2 

Rajbiraj is the district headquarters of Saptari District, Province 2 and is located approximately 521 km from the capital, Kathmandu. The airport is situated 5km south of central Rajbiraj. After 11 years of complete shutdown, the airport resumed its operations on 23 May 2018. There are 4 flights that operate per week between Kathmandu to Rajbiraj, operated by some national operators (flight time 55 minutes).        

Airport Location and Contact 

Country 

Nepal  

Province or District 

2 

Nearest Town or City  
with Distance from Airport
 

RajbirajSaptari - 5 km

Airport’s Complete Name 

Rajbiraj Airport  

Latitude 

26° 30 38.4 N  

Longitude 

086° 64 41.65 E 

Elevation (ft and m) 

80 m 

IATA Code 

RJB 

ICAO Code 

VNRB 

Managing Company or Airport Authority 

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal RajbirajSaptari  

Tel 1 - 977- 031-522458  

Fax - AFS - VNRBYDYX 

Management Contact Person 

Tel - 977-031-522458 

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport? 

No  

Runway

Runway 

Runway Dimensions 

1500 m x 30 m 

Runway Orientation 

11/29 

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 

No

Refueling Capacity 

No  

Ground Handling Services 

Yes with the local airline  

Air Traffic Control  

Yes  

Fire Fighting Equipment  

Fire extinguisher  

Weather Information 

Associated MET Office, after-hours Met Office 

Aircraft Parking Space 

Yes -  2 aircraft  

Navigation Aids  

Yes /VOR/DME 

Perimeter Fencing  

Yes – iron net fencing  

Windsock  

Yes  

 

 


Link for Rajbiraj airport details - Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, April 2019

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 ICAO and IATA Codes in Nepal