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Bhairahawa Airport is a domestic airport serving the Lumbini Zone in Nepal. Bhairahawa Airport will be upgraded to a Regional International Airport by 2018 with an upgraded runway of 3,000 m. The airport will have the capacity of serving 760,000 passengers annually after the completion of the first phase. This will include the construction of a new runway, exit and parallel taxiways with flexible pavements, new international aircraft parking apron with rigid pavements, together with the rehabilitation of the existing runway for conversion into parallel taxiway, drainage system parallel to the runway, taxiway and diversion of the Ghaghara Khola and airport boundary.

Airport Details

Country

Nepal

Latitude

27.50722

Province / District

Rupandehi

Longitude

83.41806

Airport Name

Gautam Buddha

Elevation (ft)

344 ft

IATA & ICAO codes

BWA / VNBW

Surface

Asphalt / Concrete

Town or City (closest)

Bhairahawa

Runway Condition

N/A

NGO / UN (on ground)

N/A

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening (Yes / No)

Yes

Runway Dimension

5,000 m x 100 m

Ground Handling (Yes / No)

Yes
Managed by Concern Airlines

Refueling Capacity

Jet A1 during operational hours

Runway Lighting (Yes / No)

Yes

Runway Heading

East - West

Fire Fighting Equipment (Yes / No)

Yes

Air Traffic Control (Yes / No)

Yes

Windsock (Yes / No)

Yes

Weather Information (Yes / No)

Yes
By Met office through controller

Aircraft Parking space (Yes / No)

Yes

Navigation Aids (Yes / No)

Yes
VOR/DME

Perimeter fencing (Yes / No)

Yes