All Airports

Paro Airport (PBH)

Location : Paro
Region : Western Bhutan

Paro International AirportM is the sole international airport of the four airports in Bhutan. It is 6 km (3.7 mi; 3.2 nmi) from Paro in a deep valley on the bank of the river Paro Chhu. With surrounding peaks as high as 5,500 m (18,000 ft), it is considered one of the world's most challenging airports, and fewer than two dozen pilots are certified to land at the airport.

Yongphulla Airport (YON)

Location : Trashigang
Region : Eastern Bhutan

Yongphulla Airport (also known as Yonphulla Airport) is located 33km southeast from Trashigang town in eastern Bhutan. The airport is situated at an elevation of 9,000 ft (2,700 m) above mean sea level. The airport was constructed in the 1960s by the Indian Army, originally just an airstrip located atop mountainous terrains. The domestic airport helps to connect locals and tourists to the easternmost part of the Kingdom. Trashigang, also known as the “Jewel of the East” is a popular tourist destination with much to offer to travellers. The airport was closed temporarily in October 2013 and reopened on 8 October 2017 following an upgraded runway. At present, Drukair operates two domestic flights from Yongphulla Airport - to Paro International Airport and Bathpalathang Airport.

Gelephu Airport (GLU)

Location : Gelephu
Region : Southern Bhutan

Gelephu Airport (GLU) is located around 3km from Gelephu town in Sarpang district. The airport area spans across 500 acres (200 ha). The airport resides at an elevation of 984ft above mean sea level. Gelephu is situated in southern Bhutan, bordering with India making it a hub for cross-border trade. The airport commenced operations in November 2017. Currently, Drukair operates two domestic flights from Gelephu Airport - to Paro International Airport and Bathpalathang Airport.

Bathpalathang Airport (BUT)

Location : Jakar
Region : Central Bhutan

Bathpalathang Airport (BUT) is located in Jakar, Bumthang district in central Bhutan. It resides at an elevation of 8466ft above mean sea level. Drukair conducted the inaugural flights to Bathpalathang Airport on 17 December 2011 coinciding with the National Day of Bhutan. Aside from Paro and Thimphu, Bumthang also known as Jakar is a popular tourist attraction destination for travellers. Bumthang is one of the most historic and spiritual districts of the Kingdom. The airport is a 5 minutes drive along Chamkar River towards the north of Chamkar town. From Bathpalathang Airport, you can fly directly to Paro International Airport, Gelephu Airport and Yongphulla Airport.

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