Nepal’s abandoned airports

Several of them have been built in breach of the Civil Aviation Policy 2006. While the Civil Aviation Authority lists 18 of 52 domestic airports as out of operation, 23 remain defunct. Nepal’s abandoned airports
People are seen on the runway of the Patan airport in Baitadi district in this recent photo. The airport, which was constructed in 1994, saw the first plane landing 26 years later, in 2020. It remains closed since 2021.  Photo: Courtesy of CJI
Basant Pratap Singh & Bidhya Rai
Published at : January 16, 2024
Updated at : January 16, 2024 19:58

Basant Pratap Singh

Basant Pratap Singh is the Bajhang correspondent for Kantipur Publications.