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 Barisal Airport

The Barisal Airport is an airport located in the southern city of Barisal in Bangladesh. It is a public type airport operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh, and is situated near the Rahamatpur area of Babuganj Upazila. The airport mainly serves the people of the southern Bangladesh region, connecting the city to other areas in Bangladesh, particularly in Dhaka. Previously, the airport is served by airlines such as Biman Bangladesh Airlines, GMG Airlines, Royal Bengal Airlines, and United Airways, although currently, the airport is inactive and is without flights. The airport have served 158,987 passengers between 1995-2009, through over 20,000 flights (collective passenger service, training service, cargo, and other general aviation flights), and saw the highest peak rates in 1999 (highest recorded number of passengers in the airport) and 2000 (highest number of flights).

In 2007, the airport played a significant role during the relief operation in the aftermath of Cyclone Sidr, virtually saving thousands of lives. International relief such as drinking water, rice, blankets, and other necessities were sent to the affected population with the help of the airport.

Terminals

The airport has a single terminal that had handled previous commercial services. The airport and the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh is positive that the Barisal Airport will regain commercial airline service in the years to come, which will then re-connect Barisal and its peoples to major cities in Bangladesh via air.

Services and Facilities

Previously, the airport has an active terminal capable of handling both arrivals and departures, as well as a runway measuring 5,995 feet, although currently, the facilities are inactive and are of no use since there are no scheduled services and commercial airlines running in the airport.

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 Getting to & from the Airport

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From the city centre of Barisal, take Nobogram Road to Bypass Road/Dhaka-Barisal Highway. Turn right at হাতেম আলী কলেজ চৌমাথা onto Bypass Rd/Dhaka-Barisal Highway. Continue driving on Dhaka-Barisal Highway, then turn right on to Z8034 to reach the Barisal Airport. Destination will be on the left, and the journey will cover approximately 31 minutes.

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There are bus services within the city connecting other centres to Barisal, although there are no services directly going to the Barisal Airport.

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Taxis are available through the city centres. Make sure to check prices before boarding and haggle if the price given exceeds regular fares.

 Who flies to Barisal

 Location Details

Longitude:90° 18' 0'' E
Latitude:22° 48' 0'' N
IATA code:BZL
ICAO code:VGBR

 Airport Location

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