Bhairahawa Airport is a domestic airport in Rupandehi district of Nepal. It is also known as Gautam Buddha Airport. It is located 2 km away from Bhairahawa. Bhairahawa is the second largest trading area after Birgunj.
Bhairahawa Airport was established on 8 July 1958. The surface of the runway is paved with concrete and has a length of 5000 ft. With an elevation of 358 ft, it is 250 km away from Kathmandu. The IATA and ICAO codes for Bhairahawa Airport are BWA and VNBW respectively.
Major domestic airlines of Nepal operate daily flights to Bhairahawa. Buddha Air has daily and direct flights from Kathmandu and Pokhara to Bhairahawa. Bhairahawa is the main entrance to one of the sacred places of Nepal, Lumbini. It also connects you to another popular city, Butwal.