KATHMANDU, Feb 16: Mahendranagar Airport in Kanchanpur which has remained closed for long is to be re-opened. All three tiers of the government have agreed to work on the extension and capacity enhancement project in regard with the airport.

Udayapur revives airport plan

December 17, 2019 10:00 am

UDAYAPUR, Dec 17: The 5-decade old plan of constructing an airport in Udaypur seems to have revived.

POKHARA, Dec 14: After making progress in the construction of Pokhara Regional International Airport, authorities are now grappling with the locals' protests over land acquisition, which is set to create some roadblocks for the project if not delay it.

‘No alternative to Nijgadh Airport’

December 8, 2019 07:53 am

KATHMANDU, Dec 8: A day after the Supreme Court directed the authorities concerned of the government to put on hold the construction of the proposed Nijgadh International Airport until the final verdict, Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai, has said that he is ready to explain to the apex court why there is no alternative to constructing the proposed international airport in Nijgadh.

KATHMANDU, Dec 7: The Supreme Court on Friday directed the authorities concerned including the Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation to stay  construction work on the proposed Nijgadh airport in Bara district.

POKHARA, Nov 6: Locals have called for construction of airport at Tsarang in Upper Mustang, stating that an airport there would promote religious and adventurous tourism in the country’s northern district. The proposed area lies 3,700 meters above sea level.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Yogesh Bhattarai has said that the under-construction Pokhara Regional International Airport is expected to come into operation before the stipulated time.