33 airports operational out of 54 across Country

0 Comments 5 Jan 2014 ADV

Out of 54 airports across the nation, only 33 are operational for regular flights , 49 airports are in condition for operation.

According to Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) as many as 14 airports are constructed in eastern development area, eight in central Development region, Seven in western Development region, 10 in mid-Western Development region and nine in Far-West development region.

An airport is under-sonstruction at Salle of Rukum and another at Chame of manang are under-construction these days.

Likewise, some airports are under-construction in some places inclusing in kalikot district, Khiji Chandeshwari of Okhaldhunga, masinechaur of Dolpa, Sitaleshwara of Lamjung, Simichaur of Gulmi, and Sukiliba if Ilam.

It is learnt that the government has provided license for the construction of airpora at gaighat of Udayapur district, Shey Phoksundo at Upper Dolpa, jamdaha of Siraha, Makalu-Barun region of Solukhubu and in Arghakhanchi districks.

The CAAN has kept in gigh priority list for the promotion of domestic airports at Dang, talcha of Mugu, Rumjatar, bajura, Jufal of Dolpa, Khanidanda of Khotan, faplu of Solukhumbu.

The government has a plan to blacktop the airports soon. A new terminal building as Janakpur airport in planned to be constructed within this fiscal year, said CAAN director General ratish Chandralal Suman.

Likewise building of business complex has started in old Pokhara Airport. Biratnager and Bharatpur airports and a plan for construction of a five-star hotel with privet sector investment in 90 ropanis of land in Sinamangal of Tribhuban International Airport.

We have purposed to give the land on lease for 30 years for building of a hotel to be built in BOOT model and government is yet to decide, such hotels are run in airports in various contries of the world.” He added.

The country has only one flight catering service Provider Company and the Finance Ministry have been urged for permission for such service within the Tribhuban Inernational Airport premises for 27 airlines operating from the airport, he said.

Source: ekantipur.com, 03, JAN

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