Cox's Bazar Airport started its journey as a domestic airport in 1956,. Due to
the damage of the airport during liberation war in 1971, Cox's Bazar Airport was
re-opened as a domestic airport since the end of 1971. This airport is situated
on a total of 941 acres of land. Cox's Bazar Airport is managed by the Civil
Aviation Authority of Bangladesh.
The airport is located 1.5 kilometer from Cox's Bazar city and 396km from Dhaka.
The following 04 (four) airlines operators are operating their passenger flights
from and to Cox's Bazar Airport.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines Ltd.
Novo air Ltd.
Us Bangla Airlines Ltd.
Regent Airways Ltd.
And the following 05 (five) Cargo operators are operating their flights from
and to Cox's Bazar Airport.
Increased the runway length from 6,775 feet to 9,000 feet
Raised the runway 125 to 150 feet wide with PCN.
On Going Development Works
Future Development Works To promote Cox's Bazar Airport at International Airport, a project called Cox's
Bazar Airport Development Project is in progress. The following works are being
carried out under the project:-
Increase the runway length from 9,000 feet to 10,000 feet.