Biratnagar Airport likely to resume air services by Saturday

Biratnagar airport

BIRATNAGAR, Aug 17: Nepal Army personnel working to clear the airport runway are expected to bring the Biratnagar airport back into operation by Saturday.

The airport has been shut after it was completely covered by mud and sand due to inundation caused by incessant rainfall last Friday. About 200 NA personnel have been mobilized to clear the airport.

According to, Suresh Man Shrestha Chief at the Civil Aviation Authority, Biratnagar, the air services are likely to resume by August 19 is the monsoon favors them.