There are a number of international and domestic airports in Nepal. This article enlists all of the commercial ones that are in operation.

Any guess what is the number of airports in Nepal?

From, big to small and international to domestic, there are a total of forty-seven fully functioning airports located in this small country.

Thirty-Two of them are airports with commercial flights while others are made for occasional use and helicopter landings.

The huge list includes an international airport (Tribhuvan International Airport), two purposed international airports (Gautam Buddha Airport and Pokhara Airport), and other domestic airports. Whereas, Forty-Seven of the airports of Neis is recognized by the International Civil Aviation Organization.

Below we have collected the list of all International and Domestic airports of Nepal along with the name of the district in which they are located:

Airports in Nepal| Full List

S.N. Name of AIRPORT District
1  Bajhang Airport Bajhang
2  Bajura Airport Bajura
3  Balewa Airport Baglung
4  Bhadrapur Airport Jhapa
5  Bharatpur Airport Chitwan
6  Bhim Datta Airport Kanchanpur
7 Bhojpur Airport Bhojpur
8 Biratnagar Airport Morang
9 Chaurjahari Airport Rukum
10 Dang Airport Dang
11 Dhangadhi Airport Kailali
12 Dolpa Airport Dolpa
13  Gautam Buddha Airport Rupandehi
14  Gokuleshwor Airport Darchula
15  Janakpur Airport Dhanusa
16  Jiri Airport Dolakha
17  Jomsom Airport Mustang
18  Jumla Airport Jumla
19  Kamal Bazar Airport Accham
20  Kangel Dadha Airport Solukhumbu
21  Lamidadha Airport Khotang
22  Langtang Airport Rasuwa
23  Man Maya Airport Khotang
24  Manang Airport Manang
25  Meghauli Airport Chitwan
26  Nepalgunj Airport Banke
27  Palungtar Airport Gorkha
28  Patan Airport Baitadi
29  Phaplu Airport Solukhumbu
30  Pokhara Airport Kaski
31  Ramechhap Airport Ramechhap
32  Rolpa Airport Rolpa
33  Rumjatar Airport Okhaldhunga
34  Rajbiraj Airport Saptari
35  Rumukot Chaurjahari Airport  Rukum
36  Suketar Airport Solukhumbu
37  Sanphebagar Airport Accham
38  Silgadhi Airport Doti
39  Simara Airport Bara
40  Simikot Airport Humla
41  Surkhet Airport Surkhet
42  Syangboche Airport Solukhumbu
43  Talcha Airport Mugu
44  Taplejung Airport Taplejung
45  Tenginz-Hilary Airport Solukhumbu
46  Thamkhara Airport Khotang
47  Tikapur Airport Kailali
48  Tribhuvan International Airport Kathmandu
49  Tumlingtar Airport Sankhuwasabha

Solukhumbhu district, where Mount Everest falls, has the most number of airports (five airports) in Nepal. Solukhumbhu district also hosts Tenzing–Hillary Airport, the Lukla Airport. This airport is one of the most dangerous airports in the world and is also a gateway to the Mt. Everest.

Airports under Construction | Nepal

The number of airports in Nepal is also increasing over time. Recently, Rajbiraj airport also made into the list of commercial airports in Nepal with regular flights from and to Kathmandu. Only special landings took place before.

Firstly, five of the airports are under construction at this phase. Also, the count of airports near the Himalayan region of Nepal is increasing gradually. Have a look at the map below.

airports in nepal map
Airports in Nepal Map

So, this was the list of all the airports. Comment below how many airports have you visited or planning to visit in Nepal?

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