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List of airports in Bhutan

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.
Paro VQPR PBH Paro Airport 15/33: 1964 x 29 m, Asphalt 2235 m
Trashigang VQTY YON Yongphulla Airport (Yonphula Airport) 12/30: 1266 x 37 m, Asphalt 2743 m
Jakar VQBT BMT Bathpalathang Airport (Bumthang Airport) 14/33: 1200 m, Asphalt 2473 m
Gelephu VQGP GLU Gelephu Airport 11/29: 1500 m, Asphalt 290 m

Bagdogra Airport () in neighbouring India is also accessible for flights to Bhutan.

See also


  • "ICAO Location Indicators by State" ( 
  • "UN Location Codes: Bhutan (includes IATA codes)".  
  • Airports in Bhutan World Aero Data
  • Airports in Bhutan Great Circle Mapper
  • Airports in Bhutan

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