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Hazrat Shahjalal
International Airport

হযরত শাহ্জালাল আন্তর্জাতিক বিমানবন্দর
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IATA: DACICAO: VGHS (old: VGZR)
Summary
Airport type Public / Military
Owner Government of Bangladesh
Operator Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh
Serves Dhaka, Gazipur, Narayanganj
Location Kurmitola
Hub for
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines
  • Regent Airways
  • Novoair
  • US-Bangla Airlines
  • SkyAir
  • Easy Fly Express
Elevation AMSL 27 ft / 8 m
Coordinates 23°50′34″N 090°24′02″E / 23.84278°N 90.40056°E / 23.84278; 90.40056 (Shah Jalal International Airport)Coordinates: 23°50′34″N 090°24′02″E / 23.84278°N 90.40056°E / 23.84278; 90.40056 (Shah Jalal International Airport)
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
14/32 3,300 11,500 Asphalt
Statistics (2019)
Passenger movements 18,681,474
Cargo handled (tonnes) 517,940
Source: Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh
Shahjalal International Airport (08)
Shahjalal International Airport.

Shahjalal International Airport is the largest airport in Bangladesh. It is the only international airport in the country. It is located in Dhaka, and was previously known as Dacca International Airport.

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