TIA to remain closed for seven hours every day till Dec 31


KATHMANDU, Sept 1: The Tribhuvan International Airport will remain closed for seven hours every day due to the second phase works of the TIA upgrading and expansion project that begins today.

The airport will remain closed from 11:00 pm to 6:00 am every day till December 31, according to General Manager Raj Kumar Chhetri.

Repair and maintenance of runway, taxi-way and link road linking taxi-way and runway will be carried out during the closed hours, he said.

However, Nepal Airline’s flight to Osaka of Japan operated from August 29, will be resumed.  The airport will remain open for 30 minutes from 2:00 am 2:30 am for three days in a week for flight to Osaka, Japan.

The Nepal Airlines Corporation has scheduled to operate flight- Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday-to Osaka.

Director General of Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN), Rajan Pokharel, said that they have provided 30 minutes to NAC for flight operation based on the letter sent by CAAN, demanding time for the operation of flight to Osaka. RSS