Stories Tagged 'Bhairahawa airport'
It has asked the tourism ministry to appoint the foreign firms through a government to government deal, while also asking officials to hold an open competition.
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Work began Tuesday on laying the first asphalt layer on the new runway at Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa with the target of testing the pavement within six months.
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The government may make first airport deal under the public-private partnership (PPP) programme to operate Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa, going against the tradition that airports should be owned, managed and operated by the government.
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Don’t walk away

Mar 27 2018

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has shown signs of rolling back its previous plan to discontinue providing financial support to upgrade Bhairahawa airport into an international airport.
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The long-running multi-billion project to expand Bhairahawa airport into an international airport is expected to be completed by September 2019, officials of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (Caan) said, issuing yet another deadline for the completion of the national pride scheme.
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The Gautam Buddha International Airport project in Bhairahawa has been permitted to extract sand and gravel needed for its construction from the Tinau River using mechanical devices, raising hopes that the scheme will be completed within its revised deadline of June 2018.
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