NEPALGUNJ, Jan 28: Flights from Nepalgunj Airport to Kathmandu, Pokhara, and various Himalayan and hilly districts have been suspended for two days. The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) Office in Nepalgunj reported that heavy fog since Saturday morning has hindered flight operations.

KOHALPUR (Banke), Oct 20: People heading home to celebrate the Dashain, Tihar and Chhath festivals have been stranded at the Nepalgunj airport in Banke district due to the shortage of air tickets. The stranded people have left various districts of the country for Karnali and Sudurpaschim provinces to celebrate the festivals.

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: An aircraft belonging to Shree Airlines en route to Nepalgunj from Kathmandu 'overshot' after a dog was spotted on the runway of Nepalgunj airport during landing.

NEPALGUNJ, July 3: Nepalgunj Airport has successfully implemented a digital system for weather information in collaboration with the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) and the Department of Hydrology and Meteorology.

NEPALGUNJ, March 2: An ultra-modern building is going to be constructed in the Nepalgunj airport office complex. According to the 20-year master plan of the airport office, infrastructure including runways, parking areas, etc are going to be constructed at a cost of around Rs 3 billion.

KATHMANDU, Jan 20: A Shree Airline plane that took off from the Nepalgunj Airport in Banke for Kathmandu has landed at Chandragadhi Airport in Jhapa.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 6: The staff of the Nepalgunj Airport are concerned after a wild animal Nilgai ( Indian Antelope) was found near the runway of Nepalgunj Airport on Tuesday morning. Preparations are being made to chase the animal away from the runway.

NEPALGUNJ, July 5: There was an electric short-circuit at the counter of Buddha Air at the Nepalgunj Airport. The airport was spared major damage due to power outage. Along with Buddha Air’s counter, other airlines’ counters and airport offices were also connected.

BANKE, May 9: It is now possible to fly to Nepalgunj Airport at night.

NEPALGUNJ, April 5: An aircraft hit a rabbit while landing at Nepalgunj Airport Monday evening. A Buddha Air flight from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj crashed into the rabbit.

BANKE, Nov 26: With the changes seen in weather lately, flights to and from Nepalgunj airport are being affected due to fog and mist in the morning and evening.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 25: A fox collided with a Buddha Air aircraft going from Kathmandu to Nepalgunj. The fox collided with an ATR-72 at around 7:15 PM on Wednesday while it was on the runway after landing at Nepalgunj Airport.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 3: Shrubs and bushes around the runway at Nepalgunj Airport have been cleaned. This comes after three boars collided with Sita Air's 9N-AHB flight from Nepalgunj to Simkot in Humla on Tuesday.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 2: An aircraft belonging to Sita Air has narrowly escaped a major accident at Nepalgunj Airport on Tuesday morning. Three boars collided with an aircraft with the call sign 9N-AHB as it was about to take off for a flight to Simikot, Humla. The boars that collided with the aircraft have been torn into pieces.

NEPALGUNJ, September 4: Police recovered over 4 kilograms of gold from Nepalgunj Airport on Friday. They have arrested two people in connection with the incident.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 1: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation Yogesh Bhattarai has stressed on the need to develop Nepalgunj Airport as one of the hub airports in the country.

KATHMANDU, March 28: An aircraft of Nepal Airlines met with an accident while landing at Nepalgunj airport on Saturday.

NEPALGUNJ, Jan 24: Humanitarian Support Desk, established at Nepalgunj airport, has come into operation from Thursday. The Support Desk was established targeting Banke and Bardiya districts for disaster management.

NEPALGUNJ, Dec 7: On Tuesday, when a Buddha Air's ATR-72 aircraft landed at Nepalgunj airport a wild boar came from nowhere and collided with the rear wheels of the aircraft. The boar died on the spot and the aircraft escaped a major accident.

NEPALGUNJ, Nov 25: Preparations for upgrading Nepalgunj Airport – one of the busiest airports in western Nepal – has begun.

Nepalgunj airport being upgraded

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NEPALGUNJ, Sept 20: Upgrading process of Nepalgunj Airport has been forwarded along with preparation of operation of Nepalgunj-Delhi flight.