Janakpur Airport

Janakpur Airport (Domestic) (Mithila Airport)
जनकपुर बिमानस्थल
Airport type Public
Owner CAAN
Operator CAAN
Serves Kathmandu
Elevation AMSL 256 ft / 78 m
Coordinates 26°42′31″N 085°55′20″E / 26.70861°N 85.92222°E / 26.70861; 85.92222

Location of airport in Nepal

Direction Length Surface
m ft
09/27 1,300 3,300 Asphalt
Source: DAFIF[1][2]

Janakpur Airport (literally Mithila Airport)(IATA: JKR, ICAO: VNJP) is an airport serving Janakpur,[1] a city in Mithila region of Nepal and the administrative headquarters of the Dhanusa District in Province No. 2 in Nepal.


The airport resides at an elevation of 256 feet (78 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway designated 09/27 with an asphalt surface measuring 1,300 by 30 metres (4,265 ft × 98 ft).[1]

The airport is capable to handle aircraft from the Nepalese Army Air Service.

Airlines and destinations

Buddha Air Kathmandu [3]
Yeti Airlines Kathmandu [4]

See also

List of airports in Nepal


  1. 1 2 3 Airport information for VNJP from DAFIF (effective October 2006)
  2. Airport information for JKR / VNJP at Great Circle Mapper. Source: DAFIF (effective October 2006).
  3. "Flight schedule". Buddha Air. Retrieved 6 June 2010.
  4. "Scheduled flights". Yeti Airlines. Retrieved 6 June 2010.

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