Digital system at Nepalgunj Airport


A digital system for weather information has been put into operation at Nepalgunj Airport in Banke. The system has been put into operation in cooperation with the Civil Aviation Authority and the Water and Meteorological Department to be used by many airports in the west.

Civil Aviation Authority spokesperson Jagannath Niraula said that a digital system has been put into operation for weather information before flights to various destinations from Nepalgunj. He said that through this system, one can get information about the weather of 20 places including Dhangadhi, Mahendranagar, Surkhet, Shantipur, Tikapur, Salle, Lamhi.

Spokesperson Niraula said, "Now it will be easier to get weather information before flying to Surkhet, Jumla, Dolpa and other destinations."

At Nepalgunj airport, the authority is going to extend another 2,500 meters of runway. According to the airport, the expansion of the infrastructure aimed at passenger facilities including the terminal building of the airport is being done at a cost of around three billion. Currently, the length of the runway is 1,500 meters.


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