Dang Airport back to operation as Summit Air resumes flight

Dang Airport (Tarigaun) is back to operation as Summit Air resumed its flight to the airport today with Honorable Krishna Bahadur Mahara and other VIPs from Dang on board.

According to the airline, it will be conducting one flight weekly to Dang. The flight will be conducted from Kathmandu to Dang on every Sunday with allocated airfare of Nrs. 7200. The flight frequency may be increased to two flights a week and more in future.

VIPs welcomed at Dang Airport

Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) initiated necessary technical protocols and directed officials to prepare the resumption of the long shut down airport after repeated pressure from locals and authorities of Dang.

Previously, airline operators did not show their interest to operate at Dang stating the airport lacks blacktopped runway and refueling facility.

Dang (Tarigaun) Airport is located in western Nepal at an elevation of 634 m./2080 ft. above mean sea level. The airport has Bituminous Paved (Asphalt Concrete) runway with its dimension of 750 m x 30 meter aligned to 160 degrees and 340 degrees. The airport currently has three parking bay which can accommodate the STOL aircraft like Dornier D228, DHC6 Twin Otter, LET L410, Harbin Y12e and Cessna Grand Caravan C208.

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