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During the 2nd World War the British Government constructed an air base in Jashore for British Air Force. In 1945 the air base was in operation. In 1950, the Pakistan Army and Air Force base was established. In 1956, initiatives were taken to start a full airport in Jashore and completed in 1960. The airport is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, but it is also used by the Bangladesh Air Force as a part of BAF Matiur Rahman Base and training airfield for Bangladesh Air Force Academy.

This airport is located at 7 km north of Jashore city and 140 km south-west from Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.

The only destination is Dhaka for the passengers. Four airlines (Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Novo Air, United Airways and US-Bangla Airlines) are presently operating their passenger flights in Jashore-Dhaka-Jashore route. Besides this domestic cargo flights are also operating to and from different destination at Jashore airport. Following are the available facilities:

  • Car parking facility
  • Drinking water
  • Baggage scanning
  • VIP/ CIP lounges
  • Passenger lounge
  • Ramp and wheelchair facilities
  • Sanitation facilities
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • TV

Airport Manager, Jashore

Tel: +880 421 64033, Cell: +880 1708167298, Tower: +880 421 65032,

e-mail : apmJashore@caab.gov.bd

General Information

ICAO ID

VGJR

Time

UTC+6

Latitude

23.183800 (23° 11' 01.68" N)

Longitude

89.160833 (089° 09' 39.00" E)

Elevation

20 feet (6 meters)

Magnetic Variation

000° W (05/06)

Operating Agency

MILITARY - CIVIL JOINT USE AIRPORT

Runways

ID

Dimensions

Surface

PCN

ILS

16/34

8000 x 150 feet (2438 x 46 meters)

ASPHALT

018FCYT

NO

Description

Runway 16

Runway 34

Surface

ASPHALT

ASPHALT

True Heading

1.580

3.380

Latitude

23.193833 (23° 11' 37.80" N)

23.173767 (23° 10' 25.56" N)

Longitude

89.156333 (089° 09' 22.80" E)

89.165333 (089° 09' 55.20" E)

Elevation

20.0 feet (6 meters)

20.0 feet (6 meters)

Slope

0.0°

0.0°

Landing Distance

8000 feet (2438 meters)

8000 feet (2438 meters)

Takeoff Distance

8485 feet (2586 meters)

8318 feet (2535 meters)

Overrun Length

485 feet (148 meters)

318 feet (97 meters)

Overrun Surface

ASPHALT

ASPHALT

Lighting System

PAPI LIGHTS

PAPI LIGHTS


Bangladesh Common Information Airport Charges

Bangladesh Airports additional info

Bangladesh Costs 2013 Airfield Charges

Note: The information provided in the attached documents, which has been taken from the old DLCA, does not match the structure of the new LCA and is therefore provided separately.

For information on Bangladesh Airport contact details, please see the following link: 

4.5 Bangladesh Airport Contact List