Bharatpur Airport is one of the domestic airport of Nepal. It is situated at Bharatpur Metropolitan Municipality of Chitwan District, Bagmati Province. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) codes for this Airport are BHR and VNBP respectively. This airport is fast growing passengers flow and airlines flights movement. Many of Internal and Foreigner tourist use this airport to visit Chitwan National Park. Chitwan National Park is the a world heritage property and one of the major best travel destination of Nepal. Tourist also use this airport to visit Shashwat Dham (CG temple)

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) handles all the airport operation of  Bharatpur Airport.

 

Location in Map

History of Bharatpur Airport

Bharatpur airport (BHR) was built in 1958 and the first passenger flight landed at the airport on 5 March 1965. This airport was built as part of the resettlement and malaria control program in the Chitwan valley, with the assistance of the Government of the United States of America.

 

Airport Information

  • Name of Airport: BHARATPUR AIRPORT
  • Location Indicator: VNBP
  • IATA Code: BHR
  • Aerodrome Reference Code: 2C
  • Aerodrome Reference Point: 274041 N/0842546 E
  • Province: Bagmati
  • District: Chitwan
  • Distance and Direction from City: Amidst City South East
  • Elevation: 207 m./679 ft above the sea level.
  • Year of Start of Operation: 05 March, 1961

 

Airlines/ Aircraft Services

  • Type of Traffic Permitted:  Visual Flight Rules (VFR)
  • Type of Aircraft: ATR 42, Jet Stream 41, BeechCraft 1900, Dornier 228, DHC 6, Let L410, Y-12e
  • Schedule Operating Airlines: Buddha Air, Yeti Airlines, Simrik Airlines
Simrik Airlines Beechcraft 1900D 9N-AGL
Simrik Airlines Beechcraft 1900D 9N-AGL parking at Bharatpur Airport

Available Flights

  • Kathmandu to Bharatpur
  • Bharatpur to Kathmandu
  • Pokhara to Bharatpur
  • Bharatpur to Pokhara

 

Flight Price

Kathmandu to Bharatpur flight fare for international travelers starts from $72.25 on Yeti Airlines, and $87 on Buddha Air. For Nepalese passengers cheap flight starts from NRS 2700.

Kathmandu to Bharatpur Flight Price for International Tourist Yeti Airlines_ $ 72.25 Buddha Air_ $ 87.00

 

 

Airside Information

  • Runway Information
  • Type of Surface: Bituminous Paved (Asphalt Concrete)
  • Dimension: 1200 m x 30 m
  • Designation: Runway 15/33
  • Parking Capacity: Four ATR42 Types
  • Size of Apron: 8360 sq.m.
  • Apron Type: Asphalt Concrete / Concrete

 

Available Facilities

  • Hotels: Not inside airport available in city area
  • Restaurants: Yes
  • Transportations: Yes (Car, Taxi, Public Vehicles, auto rickshaw)
  • Banks/ATMs inside airport: Not available
  • Internet Facility: Wi-Fi Available
  • Baggage Trolley: Available

 

Contact Number of Bharatpur Civil Aviation Office, Chitwan

Contact Office: 977-56-526573
Fax: 977-56-526935
AFS: VNBPYDYX

 

References:

  1. https://caanepal.gov.np/ 1st Oct, 2020 PDF

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