38349-013: Air Transport Capacity Enhancement Project (formerly Civil Aviation Airport Development Project)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Air Transport Capacity Enhancement Project will enhance safety and capacity at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu and three remote domestic airports--Lukla, Rara, and Simikot. TIA's airfield side infrastructure will be reconfigured and upgraded to international safety standards, including provision or construction of (i) about 1,400 meters (m) of new main taxiways and link taxiways, (ii) runway end safety area and extension, (iii) runway approach lights, (iv) an ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 38349-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2581
Grant No. 0181
Loan No. -
Approval Date 23 Nov 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 80,000
Geographical Location Tribhuvan International Airport in Kathmandu and three remote domestic airports (Lukla, Rara, and Sumikot).
Sector Transport
Subsector Air transport
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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