Aerial view of Dhangadhi Airport-Kailali, Sudurpashchim province
Dhangadhi Airport is situated at Dhangadhi Sub Metropolitan City of Kailali District, Sudurpashchim Province. This airport has direct air link with Kathmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA). The airport is located at an elevation of 176 metres (577 ft) above sea level. It has one runway which is 1,800 metres (5,906 ft) in length. This airport has the second longest runway length after TIA. Hence, it is designed to be able to handle large jet aircrafts.
National airline operators provide scheduled air service from this airport to Kathmandu and to the airports located in Sudurpaschim Province.
Airport Location and Contact
Province or District
Nearest Town or City
DISTANCE (6 KM-North)
Airport’s Complete Name
28° 45’ 12.98” N
080° 34’ 59.28” E
Elevation (ft and m)
Managing Company or Airport Authority
Civil Aviation Authority –Dhangadi, Kailali
Off: 977- 91575119 Tower: 977-91575219 Fax: 977-91575119
Management Contact Person
Tej Bahadur Budthapa
NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?
No but WFP is in process to construct a Forward Logistics Base
1800 m x 30 m
E27 and W09
Good, Blacktop and operational
Airport Infrastructure Details
Passenger / Cargo Security Screening
Yes - Walk-through X-Ray, Handheld Metal Detector, CCTV Surveillance, UHF Band Communication System and FIDS
Yes 60KL, Available and Provided by Nepal Oil Corporation
Ground Handling Services
Yes, with the local airlines.
Air Traffic Control
Fire Fighting Equipment
Ultra-High Pressurize System (UHPS) Fire Vehicle and Portable type fire extinguisher available
Associated MET Office, After hours Met Office
Aircraft Parking Space
Yes- 3 Aircrafts
Yes / VOR
Yes – iron net fencing
Fuel Services Charges
The airport takes support from Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) for the provision of Jet fuel for the aircraft. Nepal Oil corporation maintains the reserve of 60 Kilo Litre at its office premise. NOC strictly adheres to the quality it has set for the Air Fuel and the price per liter is as set by the NOC.
Price per Litre USD - $
94.50 (Duty Paid) *
*As of May 17, 2019
For more information, please see this link - Civil Aviation Authority Nepal Dhangadi Airport