List of airports in Bhutan

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Map of Bhutan

This is a list of airports in Bhutan, sorted by location.

Bhutan, officially the Kingdom of Bhutan, is a landlocked country in South Asia, located at the eastern end of the Himalaya Mountains and bordered to the south, east and west by the Republic of India and to the north by Tibet. Bhutan was separated from the nearby state of Nepal to the west by the Indian state of Sikkim, and from Bangladesh to the south by West Bengal. The capital city is Thimphu.


Airport names shown in bold have scheduled passenger service on commercial airlines.

Location ICAO IATA Airport name Coordinates Runway Elev. Constructed Status
Gelephu VQGP GLU Gelephu Airport 26°53′04″N 090°27′51″E / 26.88444°N 90.46417°E / 26.88444; 90.46417 (Geluphu Airport) 11/29: 1500 m
290 m 2008 Flights suspended
Jakar VQBT BUT Bathpalathang Airport 27°33′52″N 090°44′43″E / 27.56444°N 90.74528°E / 27.56444; 90.74528 (Bathpalathang Airport) 14/33: 1200 m
2473 m 2011 Operational
Paro VQPR PBH Paro International Airport 27°24′12″N 089°25′29″E / 27.40333°N 89.42472°E / 27.40333; 89.42472 (Paro Airport) 15/33: 1964 x 29 m
2235 m 1968 Operational
Trashigang VQTY YON Yongphulla Airport
(Yonphula Airport)
27°15′22″N 091°30′55″E / 27.25611°N 91.51528°E / 27.25611; 91.51528 (Yongphulla Airport) 12/30: 1266 x 37 m
2743 m 2010 Flights suspended

Bagdogra Airport (26°40′52″N 088°19′43″E / 26.68111°N 88.32861°E / 26.68111; 88.32861) in neighbouring India is also accessible for flights to Bhutan.

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  • "ICAO Location Indicators by State" (PDF). International Civil Aviation Organization. 17 September 2010.
  • "UN Location Codes: Bhutan (includes IATA codes)". UN/LOCODE 2011-2. UNECE. 28 February 2012.
  • Airports in Bhutan World Aero Data
  • Airports in Bhutan Great Circle Mapper
  • Airports in Bhutan