Paro Airport Reviews

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Paro Airport Reviews

Paro Airport (IATA: PBH, ICAO: VQPR) is the only international airport of Bhutan. The airport is located 6 km (3.7 mi) from Paro in a deep valley on the bank of the river Paro Chhu at an elevation of 7,300 ft (2,200 m).

The Paro Airport surrounding peaks is as high as 18,000 ft (5,500 m) it is considered one of the world’s most challenging airports, and as of October 2009, only eight pilots in the world are certified to land at the airport. Flights at Paro are allowed under visual meteorological conditions only and are restricted to daylight hours from sunrise to sunset.

The Paro Airport has a single, 6,445 feet (1,964 m) asphalt runway. The Airport’s facilities include: one passenger terminal with four check-in desks, one gate, one cargo terminal and two aircraft hangars. In 2002, the airport handled 37,200 passengers and 91,000 tonnes of cargo. In 2012 Paro Airport reported that 181,659 passengers used the airport.

Druk Air is the national flag carrier airline of Bhutan and has its base at Paro Airport. Buddha Air became the first international airline to operate charters to Paro in August 2010.

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Paro Airport Official Website

Paro Airport Map

Paro AirportWeather Forecast

Forecast for Paro

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Forecast for Paro  Precip. Temp. Wind speed
18.08.2017 15–18 Rain 1 mm 20 °C Light air from Southeast 1 m/s
18–24 Cloudy 0 mm 19 °C Light air from Southeast 1 m/s
19.08.2017 00–06 Heavy rain 6 mm 18 °C Light air from Southeast 0 m/s
06–12 Rain 1 mm 17 °C Calm from East-southeast 0 m/s
12–18 Light rain <1 mm 22 °C Light air from East-southeast 1 m/s
18–24 Heavy rain 13 mm 20 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
20.08.2017 00–06 Rain 1 mm 18 °C Light air from Southeast 1 m/s
06–12 Rain 1 mm 18 °C Calm from Southwest 0 m/s
12–18 Rain 2 mm 22 °C Light air from Southeast 1 m/s
18–24 Light rain <1 mm 20 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
21.08.2017 00–06 Cloudy 0 mm 18 °C Light air from South-southwest 1 m/s
06–12 Light rain showers <1 mm 17 °C Calm from South-southeast 0 m/s
12–18 Rain 2 mm 23 °C Light air from East-southeast 1 m/s
18–24 Heavy rain 6 mm 20 °C Light air from Southeast 1 m/s
22.08.2017 00–06 Rain 1 mm 18 °C Light air from East 0 m/s
06–12 Rain showers 1 mm 17 °C Light air from North-northeast 0 m/s
12–18 Rain showers 1 mm 23 °C Light air from East 1 m/s
18–24 Rain showers 2 mm 20 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
23.08.2017 00–06 Light rain showers <1 mm 17 °C Light air from West 0 m/s
06–12 Fair 0 mm 16 °C Light air from West-northwest 1 m/s
12–18 Rain showers 2 mm 24 °C Light air from East 1 m/s
18–24 Rain showers 2 mm 21 °C Light air from East-southeast 1 m/s