Biratnagar Airport

Biratnagar Airport
Gograha Airport
Airport type Public
Owner Nepal Government
Serves Biratnagar, Nepal
Elevation AMSL 236 ft / 72 m
Coordinates 26°28′53″N 87°15′50″E / 26.48139°N 87.26389°E / 26.48139; 87.26389Coordinates: 26°28′53″N 87°15′50″E / 26.48139°N 87.26389°E / 26.48139; 87.26389

Location of airport in Nepal

Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,505 4,938 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Biratnagar Airport (IATA: BIR, ICAO: VNVT) is an airport serving Biratnagar,[1] a city of the Morang District in Province No. 1 in Nepal.


Owned and operated by the Government of Nepal, Biratnagar Airport commenced operations on 6 July 1958.[3] The airport is located at an elevation of 236 feet (72 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,505 by 30 metres (4,938 ft × 98 ft).[1]

Airport tower seen through a window of an airplane.

The airport is capable of handling aircraft from the Nepalese Army Air Service. Nepal government has approved to make it the largest international airport in Nepal.

Airlines and destinations

Buddha Air Kathmandu[4]
Gorkha Airlines Tumlingtar[5]
Nepal Airlines Bhojpur, Lamidanda, Taplejung, Thamkharka, Tumlingtar[6]
Sita Air Kathmandu[7]
Yeti Airlines Kathmandu[8]


  1. 1 2 3 Airport information for VNVT from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. Airport information for Biratnagar, Nepal (VNVT / BIR) at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  4. "Flight schedule". Buddha Air. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  5. "Destinations". Gorkha Airlines. Archived from the original on March 28, 2010. Retrieved 8 June 2010.
  6. "Schedule Effective from 15 May 2010 to 30 October 2010". Nepal Airlines. Retrieved 7 June 2010.
  7. "Destinations". Sita Air. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  8. "Scheduled flights". Yeti Airlines. Retrieved 6 June 2010.

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