Kathmandu airport (KTM)

Location details, contact information, airlines, departure and arrival flight status, transportation, facilities and services, parking, special passenger amenities, nearby hotels and answers to passengers' frequently asked questions.


 Passenger Guide

Tribhuvan International Airport, opened on 15 June 1955, connects Nepal to the rest of the world, as the rest of the country's airports only operate domestic flights. However, a new international airport (Nijgadh International Airport) is planned for 2025. It operates domestic flights and several destinations in Southeast Asia, the Far East and the Middle East.

Official Website: tiairport.com.np

Number of Terminals - 2 - International Terminal and Domestic Terminal, open from 6:30 am to 0:30 am and connected by free shuttle buses every 20 minutes.

Annual passenger traffic: 5 million passengers went through it in 2021.

Tel: +977 1411 3261 / 1411 3163 (International Terminal) / 1411 3299 (Domestic Terminal) - FACEBOOK

There is an information office in the Departures Hall and a tourist information centre on the ground floor.


The airport is situated 6 km (3.7 miles) east of Kathmandu city.

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Accommodation near Kathmandu airport (KTM)

There are a number of hotels close to the site, and they usually have shuttle services for their guests. There is a desk in the Arrivals Hall where reservations can be made.

Apex Business Hotel (0.2 km/0.1 miles)
Prudential Hotel (0.4 km/0.2 miles)
Hotel Airport Deepshree (0.4 km/0.2 miles)
Ganapati Airport Hotel (0.5 km/0.3 miles)
Hotel Black Diamond Airport (0.6 km/0.4 miles)


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Car rental agencies

Sixt (Tel +977 1446 6655) offers car rental services from the airport, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.


Parking services at Kathmandu airport (KTM)

There are short and long term parking spaces in front of the terminal buildings.

Facilities for passengers with special needs

The airport has ramps, adapted toilets, elevators and escalators. If passengers require special services, they should contact their airline in advance.


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Latest updates: November 24, 2023