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
25.11.2017 00–06 Fair 0 mm 9 °C Light air from South 1 m/s
06–12 Fair 0 mm 7 °C Light air from Southwest 1 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 16 °C Light air from East-southeast 1 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 12 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
26.11.2017 00–06 Partly cloudy 0 mm 11 °C Light air from Southwest 1 m/s
06–12 Cloudy 0 mm 9 °C Light air from South-southwest 1 m/s
12–18 Rain 1 mm 13 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
18–24 Rain 1 mm 10 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
27.11.2017 00–06 Rain 1 mm 9 °C Light air from South-southwest 1 m/s
06–12 Rain 1 mm 8 °C Light air from South-southwest 1 m/s
12–18 Light rain <1 mm 11 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
18–24 Rain 1 mm 8 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
28.11.2017 00–06 Heavy rain 5 mm 7 °C Light air from South-southeast 0 m/s
06–12 Rain showers 4 mm 6 °C Calm from Northwest 0 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 11 °C Light air from South-southeast 1 m/s
18–24 Rain 1 mm 9 °C Light air from South-southwest 1 m/s
29.11.2017 00–06 Light rain showers <1 mm 7 °C Light air from South-southwest 1 m/s
06–12 Fair 0 mm 7 °C Light air from Southwest 1 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 12 °C Light breeze from South 2 m/s
18–24 Partly cloudy 0 mm 9 °C Light air from South-southwest 1 m/s
30.11.2017 00–06 Fair 0 mm 7 °C Light air from South-southwest 1 m/s
06–12 Clear sky 0 mm 6 °C Light air from West-southwest 2 m/s
12–18 Partly cloudy 0 mm 14 °C Light breeze from South 3 m/s
18–24 Fair 0 mm 8 °C Light breeze from South-southwest 2 m/s