Tribhuvan International Airport

Last updated: Wednesday, October 4, 2023


Tribhuvan International Airport is a large airport located in Kathmandu, Nepal. It serves Kathmandu and the surrounding areas.

It operates scheduled services and is identified by the IATA code KTM.

Tribhuvan International Airport is situated in the continent of Asia, specifically in the country of Nepal, with latitude 27.6966 and longitude 85.3591.

It has an elevation of 1338.07 meters (4390 ft) and is identified by the GPS code VNKT.

Phone+977 1-4113033
Elevation1338.07 m (4390 ft)
AddressRing Rd, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
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Airport address

Tribhuvan International Airport

Ring Rd, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal

Which country is Tribhuvan International Airport?

Tribhuvan International Airport is situated in Kathmandu, which is in Nepal, a country located on the continent of Asia.

How do I get from Tribhuvan International Airport to city centre?

To get from Tribhuvan International Airport to the city center, you have a few options:

  1. Taxi: Taxis are readily available outside the airport terminal. You can negotiate the fare with the driver or ask them to use the meter. The journey to the city center takes around 20-30 minutes, depending on traffic.

  2. Prepaid Taxi: Inside the airport, there is a prepaid taxi counter where you can pay a fixed fare to your destination in the city center. This option ensures a hassle-free experience and eliminates the need for negotiation.

  3. Local Bus: Outside the airport, you can find local buses that operate to various parts of the city. Look for buses heading towards Ratnapark or Kalanki, which are central locations. However, be aware that buses can be crowded and may not have much space for luggage.

  4. Airport Shuttle: Some hotels in the city center provide airport shuttle services for their guests. If you have booked accommodation in advance, check if your hotel offers this service.

It's advisable to check with your hotel or local contacts for the most suitable mode of transportation based on your specific needs and preferences.

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Most common questions

Below are quick answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Tribhuvan International Airport.

  1. What is the location of Tribhuvan International Airport? Tribhuvan International Airport is located in Kathmandu, the capital city of Nepal. It is situated about 6 kilometers (3.7 miles) east of the city center.

  2. How many terminals does Tribhuvan International Airport have? Tribhuvan International Airport has two terminals: Terminal 1 and Terminal 2. Terminal 1 is the main international terminal, handling both arrivals and departures for international flights. Terminal 2 is the domestic terminal, serving domestic flights within Nepal.

  3. What are the facilities available at Tribhuvan International Airport? Tribhuvan International Airport offers various facilities to ensure a comfortable travel experience. These include duty-free shops, restaurants, currency exchange counters, ATMs, baggage services, lounges, and car rental services. The airport also provides Wi-Fi access, medical facilities, and a post office for the convenience of passengers.