Zia International Airport

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Zia International Airport (IATA: DAC, ICAO: VGZR) (Bengali: Zia Antorjatik Bimanbôndor) is the largest airport in Bangladesh located in Uttara, Dhaka. It started operation in 1981, and was named after Bangladesh's former president, Ziaur Rahman. It is the home base and hub of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and GMG Airlines. It has an area of 1981 acres (8.0 km²). Nearly 52% of the country's international and domestic arrivals and departures occur through Zia Airport, while country's second largest international airport at Chittagong handles about 17% of the passengers. About 3.8 million international and 0.8 million domestic passengers and 105,000 tons of freight and mail annually pass through Zia International Airport. Zia Airport has terminal buildings, hangars, technical areas, a freight village (warehouse), and other modern equipment for handling aircraft. It connects many major cities of the world with Bangladesh. From here, Biman Bangladesh flies to 24 cities on 2 continents.

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  • Air India (Kolkata, New Delhi)
  • Biman Bangladesh Airlines (Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Dammam, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Jessore, Karachi, Kathmandu, Kolkata, Kuala Lumpur, Kuwait, London-Heathrow, Muscat, New Delhi, Rajshahi, Riyadh, Rome-Fiumicino, Singapore, Sylhet)
  • British Airways (London-Heathrow)
  • Cathay Pacific o Dragonair (Hong Kong)
  • Druk Air (Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Paro)
  • China Eastern Airlines (Beijing, Kunming)
  • Cosmic Air (Kathmandu)
  • Emirates (Dubai)
  • Etihad Airways (Abu Dhabi)
  • GMG Airlines (Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi, Barisal, Chittagong, Cox's Bazar, Delhi, Jessore, Kathmandu, Kuala Lumpur, Kolkata, Sylhet)
  • Gulf Air (Bahrain, Muscat)
  • Kuwait Airways (Kuwait)
  • Malaysia Airlines (Kuala Lumpur)
  • Pakistan International Airlines (Karachi)
  • Qatar Airways (Doha)
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines (Damman, Jeddah, Madinah, Riyadh)
  • Singapore Airlines (Singapore)
  • Thai Airways International (Bangkok-Suvarnabhumi)
  • United Airways (Bangladesh) (Sylhet)

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