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Airports in Nepal
The airport is situated four miles (6km) east of Kathmandu.
Kathmandu Airport (KTM)
LocationThe airport is situated four miles (6km) east of Kathmandu.
Getting to the city
A prepaid taxi service operates from immediately outside the arrival gate. Rates are exhibited on a board and the fare must be paid in advance. Local buses also serve the airport.
Car rental companies are represented.
Both prepaid taxis and normal taxis are available at the airport. They are often more expensive than regular taxis hailed outside the airport. Taxi drivers often try to overcharge passengers, so passengers should only pay when they are at their destination and agree on a price before getting into the vehicle.
Transfer between terminals
The small international and domestic terminals are located within easy walking distance of one another.
Facilities include banks and a bureau de change, shops, duty-free, snacks, internet, post office, and tourist information. The airport is well equipped with facilities for those with disabilities.