As per the Purbadhar Development Discussions program held recently at NEA’s head office, the meeting was conducted on subject of Nijghad International Airport. This is a examplary airport which is going to be situated in Bara district of Nepal. The Nepal Engineers’ Association put forward the technical expertise and thought on this particular development project.
Five Year Plans of National Planning Commission
Sixth Plan 2037 -2042 (1980-1984): Complete economic and Technical feasibility study of Alternate International Airport.
Seventh Plan 2042 -2047(1985-1989): Continue feasibility study of Alternate International Airport.
Eighth Plan 2049 -2054 (1993-1997):Feasibility study of potential sites and Detail Study and Start of Construction of Second International Airport at the most suitable site.
Ninth Plan 2054-2059 (1998 – 2002) : Feasibility study of potential sites for Second International Airport.
Tenth Plan 2059-2063 (2002-2007): Commence construction of Second International Airport. Participation of National and Foreign private sectors, if GON is unable to mobilize financial resources.
11th Plan Three Year Plan 2064-2066 ((2007-2009): Infrastructure Development of Second International Airport at Nijgadh of Bara District.