Nepal: Air Transport Capacity Enhancement Project
The Air Transport Capacity Enhancement Project will promote broad-based economic growth by enhancing safety and capacity at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu, and three remote domestic airports – Lukla, Rara, and Simikot. The project will improve overall sector management by implementing a 3-year capacity development program for the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.
25 May 2010
TIA airside and landside infrastructure improved, and air traffic management equipment upgraded
Basic safety infrastructure improved at Lukla, Rara, and Simikot airports
CAAN organizational and management capabilities enhanced
$80 million (Asian Development Bank)
$12 million (Government of Nepal)