During the 2nd World War the British Government constructed an air base in Jashore for British Air Force. In 1945 the air base was in operation. In 1950,
Pakistan Army and Air Force base were established. In 1956, initiatives were
taken to start full Airport in Jashore. However, in 1960 the full airport was
started in Jashore. The airport is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of
Bangladesh but it is also used by the Bangladesh Air Force as a part of BAF
Matiur Rahman Base and training airfield for Bangladesh Air Force Academy.
This Airport is located at 7 km north of Jashore city and 140 km south-west from
Dhaka, the capital city of Bangladesh.
The only destination is Dhaka for the Passengers. Following airlines are
presently operating their passenger flights in Jashore-Dhaka-Jashore route.
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
Besides this domestic cargo flights are also operating to and from different
destination at Jashore Airport.
Extension of Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) Taxiway with a new
Construction of Control tower with lift facilities.
Construction of Patrol road with culvert at airside.
Construction of Box drain and open channel at airside.
Construction of Boundary wall at Airside and Around the Doppler
Very-High-Frequency Omnidirectional Range (DVOR).
Construction of Rest House and F-type building, Barrack and U-Type Building.
Construction of Sub-Station for DVOR.
Interior and exterior decoration of Passenger Terminal Building.
Construction of Security gate with Security hut at Airside and Residential
Extension of Apron for Passengers and cargo flight.
Construction of Water treatment Plant.
Improvement of drainage system.
Upgraded 100 KVA Generator capacity to 400 KVA Generator.
Installation of LED light for enhancing Security at Residential and Airside
area, Airside area and DVOR Approach road.
Upgraded 400 KVA sub-station to
630 KVA Sub-station.
Installation of DVOR/DME.
Installation of CCTV camera for enhancing Security at Airside and PTB area.
On Going Development Works
Extension of Passenger Terminal Building..
Construction of MT Building.
Construction of recently extended PAPA Taxiway Shoulder with fillet.
Upgrading signage board at Airside.
Future Development Works
Asphalt overlay for Strengthening of Existing Runway.
Extension of Runway towards north side with security Boundary Wall.
Development of Residential area with other facilities.
Topographical and other survey, Soil investigation, preparing of layout plan
of existing infrastructures, revised master plan, feasibility study, land use
plan, Relocation of existing services, Proper utilize of Existing Services.
Installation of new Above Ground Level (AGL) system.
Installation of new PAPI.
Installation of new Approach light.
Installation of Conveyor Belt.
Installation of central Air Conditioning (AC).
Re-location Power & Primary cable for DVOR & AGL system.
Installation of Instrument Landing System (ILS).
Up-gradation of existing Private Automatic Branch Exchange (PABX) system.
Up-gradation of existing Public Address (PA) system.
Up-gradation of existing Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) camera system for
enhancing Security at Airside and PTB area.