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Aerial view of Meghauli Airport

Airport Overview

Meghauli Airport is an airport in Meghauli, Bharatpur Metropolitan City in Chitwan district in Bagmati Province. It is one of the two airports in Chitwan, other being Bharatpur Airport. It is 26 km SW of district HQ at Bharatpur. It can be accessed via blacktopped road.

The airport was built in 1961 but operation stopped in 2011. It can be reactivated during emergencies upon authorization of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).

Airport Location and Contact

Country

Nepal

Province or District

Bagmati Province / Chitwan

Nearest Town or City
with Distance from Airport

26 KM SW of district HQ at Bharatpur

Airport’s Complete Name

Meghauli Airport

Latitude

27.57722

Longitude

84.22888

Elevation (ft and m)

498 ft (152 m)

IATA Code

MEY

ICAO Code

VNMG

Managing Company or Airport Authority

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Meghauli Airport

AFS VNMGYDYX

Management Contact Person

Pawan Kumar Gautam

NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?

None

Runway

Runway #1

Runway Dimensions

3500×150 ft (1067×46 m)

Runway Orientation

08

26

Runway Surface

Earthen

Runway Condition

Not in operation

 

Airport Infrastructure Details

Infrastructure (non-operational)

Passenger / Cargo Security Screening

N/A

Runway Lighting

N/A

Refuelling Capacity

None

Ground Handling Services

N/A

Air Traffic Control

Uncontrolled

Fire Fighting Equipment

N/A

Weather Information

AFIS

Aircraft Parking Space

3500 sqm of earthen Apron, 2 DHC6 Types

Navigation Aids

AFIS

Perimeter Fencing

N/A

Windsock

N/A

 




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