Tribhuvan International Airport (IATA: KTM ICAO: VNKT, colloquially referred to as TIA) is an international airport located in Kathmandu,Bagmati Pradesh Nepal.The airport is named after Tribhuvan Bir Birbikram Shah the former King of Nepal. It is operating with a Table Top Runaway one domestic and an international terminal. As a sole international airport, it connects Nepal to over 40 destinations in 17 countries.
The airport is a hub for two international airlines, the flag carrier Nepal Airlines and Himalaya Airlines along with several other Domestic and regional carriers. The airport is considered as a starting point for Mount Everest with several daily flights to Lukla.Several airlines also offer Everest sightseeing flights out of Kathmandu.
Due to severe traffic congestion and the airport running out of its maximum capacity, the Government of Nepal has initiated the construction of additional international airports, notably, Nijgadh International Airport, Pokhara International Airport and Gautam Buddha Airport.