MoCTCA – Nijgadh International Airport – Nepal - Project Profile

MoCTCA – Nijgadh International Airport – Nepal - Project Profile


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Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal (MoCTCA) is planning to undertake the construction of Nijgadh International Airport project in Bara District, Nepal.

The project involves the construction of second international airport on 3,000ha of land and will be executed in three phases.

The first phase includes the construction of a single runway.

The project includes the construction of 100,000m2 passenger terminal, a 4,000m runway, six boarding gates, 34 check-in counters, six security inspection counters, 35 immigration counters, eight customs inspection counters, six baggage claim counters, waiting areas, an air traffic control tower, aprons, aerodromes, the installation of elevators, escalators, safety and security systems.

On March 8, 2010, LandMark Worldwide Co. Ltd (LMW) was appointed as study consultant and subsequently, LMW submitted a detailed project report.

In October 2014, Nepal's Government commenced land clearance and allocated US$5 million for the project.

In March 2015, MoCTCA received planning approval from the Nepal Cabinet.

In February 2016, Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has submitted preliminary financial estimate of the project to National Planning Commission and Investment Board (NPCIB), Nepal.

As of May 2016, land acquisition activities are initiated for the project.

The government has appointed Nepal Army to undertake the initial preparatory works on the project.

In January 2017, WGP Global and its project partner Uniel Holdings has submitted an expression of interest (EOI) to develop the project under design, construct, finance and manage (DBFO) basis.

On May 29, 2017, the MoCTCA will issue tenders for the construction works in the third quarter of 2018, simultaneously, the government has currently working to decide the most appropriate modality for the construction of airport.

Stakeholder Information:
Planning Authority: Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Nepal
Study Consultant: LandMark Worldwide Co. Ltd
Enabling Contractor: Nepalese Army


The project involves the construction of second international airport on 3,000ha of land in Nijgadh, Nepal.

The US$1,105 million project includes the following:

1. Construction of 100,000m2 passenger terminal

2. Construction of six boarding gates

3. Construction of 34 check-in counters

4. Construction of six security inspection counters

5. Construction of 35 immigration counters

6. Construction of eight customs inspection counters

7. Construction of six baggage claim counters

8. Construction of waiting areas

9. Construction of an air traffic control tower

10. Construction of aprons

11. Construction of aerodromes

12. Installation of elevators and escalators

13. Installation of safety and security systems

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