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KTM Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: KTM / VNKT
Airport Names:
  1. Tribhuvan International Airport
  2. त्रिभुवन अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय विमानस्थल
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
GPS Coordinates: 27°41'47"N by 85°21'32"E
Area Served: Kathmandu, Nepal
Operator/Owner: Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN)
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 4,390 feet (1,338 meters)
# of Runways: 1
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Facts about Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM):

  • Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) currently has only 1 runway.
  • Tribhuvan International Airport handled 3,405,015 passengers last year.
  • The closest airport to Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) is Ramechhap Airport (RHP), which is located 48 miles (77 kilometers) ESE of KTM.
  • Because of Tribhuvan International Airport's high elevation of 4,390 feet, planes must typically fly at a faster airspeed in order to takeoff or land at KTM. Combined with a high temperature, this could make KTM a "Hot & High" airport, where the air density is lower than it would otherwise be at sea level.
  • In addition to being known as "Tribhuvan International Airport", another name for KTM is "त्रिभुवन अन्तर्राष्ट्रिय विमानस्थल".
  • The furthest airport from Tribhuvan International Airport (KTM) is Mataveri International Airport (IPC), which is located 11,530 miles (18,556 kilometers) away in Easter Island, Chile.
  • The Airport has two Public Terminals.
  • The airport began as Gauchaur Airport, named after the area of Kathmandu where it was situated.

Map of Nearest Airports from Tribhuvan International Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Tribhuvan International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
147.84 miles (77.00 km) ESERamechhap Airport (RHP)Ramechhap, NepalView Ramechhap Airport on a map View satellite image of Ramechhap Airport Set RHP as destination Airport Get more information about Ramechhap Airport
256.88 miles (91.54 km) WBharatpur Airport (BHR)Bharatpur, NepalView Bharatpur Airport on a map View satellite image of Bharatpur Airport Set BHR as destination Airport Get more information about Bharatpur Airport
369.66 miles (112.10 km) WMeghauli Airport (MEY)Meghauli, NepalView Meghauli Airport on a map View satellite image of Meghauli Airport Set MEY as destination Airport Get more information about Meghauli Airport
476.04 miles (122.38 km) EPhaplu Airport (PPL)Phaplu, NepalView Phaplu Airport on a map View satellite image of Phaplu Airport Set PPL as destination Airport Get more information about Phaplu Airport
576.53 miles (123.16 km) SSEJanakpur Airport(Domestic) (JKR)Janakpur, NepalView Janakpur Airport(Domestic) on a map View satellite image of Janakpur Airport(Domestic) Set JKR as destination Airport Get more information about Janakpur Airport(Domestic)
677.91 miles (125.39 km) ESERumjatar Airport (RUM)Rumjatar, NepalView Rumjatar Airport on a map View satellite image of Rumjatar Airport Set RUM as destination Airport Get more information about Rumjatar Airport
783.99 miles (135.17 km) ETenzing-Hillary Airport (LUA)Lukla, NepalView Tenzing-Hillary Airport on a map View satellite image of Tenzing-Hillary Airport Set LUA as destination Airport Get more information about Tenzing-Hillary Airport
886.01 miles (138.42 km) ESELamidanda Airport (LDN)Lamidanda, NepalView Lamidanda Airport on a map View satellite image of Lamidanda Airport Set LDN as destination Airport Get more information about Lamidanda Airport
990.98 miles (146.42 km) WNWPokhara Airport (PKR)Pokhara, NepalView Pokhara Airport on a map View satellite image of Pokhara Airport Set PKR as destination Airport Get more information about Pokhara Airport
1095.55 miles (153.77 km) WNWChaurjhari Airport (HRJ)Chaurjhari, NepalView Chaurjhari Airport on a map View satellite image of Chaurjhari Airport Set HRJ as destination Airport Get more information about Chaurjhari Airport
11109.01 miles (175.44 km) SMuzaffarpur Airport (MZU)Muzzafarpur, IndiaView Muzaffarpur Airport on a map View satellite image of Muzaffarpur Airport Set MZU as destination Airport Get more information about Muzaffarpur Airport
12110.48 miles (177.80 km) ESEBhojpur Airport (BHP)Bhojpur, NepalView Bhojpur Airport on a map View satellite image of Bhojpur Airport Set BHP as destination Airport Get more information about Bhojpur Airport
13119.68 miles (192.61 km) WGautam Buddha Airport Bhairahawa Airport (BWA)Bhairawa, NepalView Gautam Buddha Airport Bhairahawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Gautam Buddha Airport Bhairahawa Airport Set BWA as destination Airport Get more information about Gautam Buddha Airport Bhairahawa Airport
14124.70 miles (200.68 km) NWJomsom Airport (JMO)Jomsom, NepalView Jomsom Airport on a map View satellite image of Jomsom Airport Set JMO as destination Airport Get more information about Jomsom Airport
15134.67 miles (216.73 km) WSWGorakhpur Airport (GOP)Gorakhpur, IndiaView Gorakhpur Airport on a map View satellite image of Gorakhpur Airport Set GOP as destination Airport Get more information about Gorakhpur Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Tribhuvan International Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Tribhuvan International Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,530.18 miles (18,555.97 km) EMataveri International Airport (IPC)Easter Island, ChileView Mataveri International Airport on a map View satellite image of Mataveri International Airport Set IPC as destination Airport Get more information about Mataveri International Airport
211,032.89 miles (17,755.67 km) WSWCarriel Sur International Airport (CCP)Concepción, Bío Bío Region, ChileView Carriel Sur International Airport on a map View satellite image of Carriel Sur International Airport Set CCP as destination Airport Get more information about Carriel Sur International Airport
311,011.78 miles (17,721.70 km) WSWLa Florida Airport (LSC)La Serena, ChileView La Florida Airport on a map View satellite image of La Florida Airport Set LSC as destination Airport Get more information about La Florida Airport
411,011.78 miles (17,721.69 km) WSWViña del Mar Airport (KNA)Viña del Mar, ChileView Viña del Mar Airport on a map View satellite image of Viña del Mar Airport Set KNA as destination Airport Get more information about Viña del Mar Airport
511,004.54 miles (17,710.05 km) WSWLa Unión Airport (LUI)La Unión, Honduras[disambiguation needed]View La Unión Airport on a map View satellite image of La Unión Airport Set LUI as destination Airport Get more information about La Unión Airport
610,983.34 miles (17,675.93 km) WSWGeneral Bernardo O'Higgins Airport (YAI)Chillán, Ñuble, ChileView General Bernardo O'Higgins Airport on a map View satellite image of General Bernardo O'Higgins Airport Set YAI as destination Airport Get more information about General Bernardo O'Higgins Airport
710,967.45 miles (17,650.36 km) WSWComodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL)Santiago, ChileView Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport on a map View satellite image of Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport Set SCL as destination Airport Get more information about Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport
810,958.95 miles (17,636.68 km) SWVictoria Airport (ZIC)Victoria, Araucanía, ChileView Victoria Airport on a map View satellite image of Victoria Airport Set ZIC as destination Airport Get more information about Victoria Airport
910,958.73 miles (17,636.32 km) SWMaquehue Airport (ZCO)Temuco, Araucanía, ChileView Maquehue Airport on a map View satellite image of Maquehue Airport Set ZCO as destination Airport Get more information about Maquehue Airport
1010,956.74 miles (17,633.11 km) WChañaral Airport (CNR)Chañaral, Atacama Region, ChileView Chañaral Airport on a map View satellite image of Chañaral Airport Set CNR as destination Airport Get more information about Chañaral Airport
1110,954.10 miles (17,628.87 km) WChamonate Airfield (CPO)Copiapó, Atacama Region, ChileView Chamonate Airfield on a map View satellite image of Chamonate Airfield Set CPO as destination Airport Get more information about Chamonate Airfield
1210,953.69 miles (17,628.21 km) SWPichoy Airport (ZAL)Valdivia, ChileView Pichoy Airport on a map View satellite image of Pichoy Airport Set ZAL as destination Airport Get more information about Pichoy Airport
1310,920.99 miles (17,575.59 km) SWCañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport (ZOS)Osorno, ChileView Cañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport on a map View satellite image of Cañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport Set ZOS as destination Airport Get more information about Cañal Bajo Carlos Hott Siebert Airport
1410,908.82 miles (17,556.00 km) SWCapitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera International Airport (PIO)Pisco, PeruView Capitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera International Airport on a map View satellite image of Capitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera International Airport Set PIO as destination Airport Get more information about Capitán FAP Renán Elías Olivera International Airport
1510,908.67 miles (17,555.76 km) SWPucón Airport (ZPC)Pucón, ChileView Pucón Airport on a map View satellite image of Pucón Airport Set ZPC as destination Airport Get more information about Pucón Airport