Pokhara International Airport comes into Operation

Pokhara Regional International Airport, Nepal’s third international airport, has come into operation on Sunday 1st January 2023.

On the occasion of New Year, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal inaugurated the airport amid a special function in Pokhara, Nepal’s tourism capital and the capital of the Gandaki province.

Nepal Civil Aviation Authority is going to give 50% discount on ground handling service of Pokhara International Airport. The authority says that this discount will be available for one year.

Authority informed that it has been decided to give 100% discount on parking and other services at Pokhara Airport for one year to attract international air service companies.

The government constructed the new airport with loan assistance from the Chinese government. The Chinese Embassy in Kathmandu has said the airport support project falls within the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).

Nepal’s first international airport in Kathmandu is 71 years old, whereas the second international airport, Bhairawa was inaugurated in May 2022.

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