Kailali, November 17
Dhangadhi Airport, considered the gateway to Far-west Nepal, is to remain shut at night for one month.
According to officials, the airport will remain shut from 1500 to 700 hrs every day, and flights to and from Kathmandu will be affected. Airport chief Bhudthapa said that the time will be utlised to restore the 1,800m-long runway. Around 420m of the runway needs to be restored, he said.
Three airline companies: Shree Airlines, Buddha Air and Nepal airlines operate regular flights to the airport. According to the airport, Buddha Air, which flies to the airport twice every day from Kathmandu, will only fly to Dhangadhi in the morning. Shree Airlines, however, will continue both of his flights with a revised schedule.
Published on November 17th, Sunday, 2019 12:57 PM