|WORLD AREA CODE||703|
|IATA METROPOLITAN CODE||DAC|
LAT / LON 23°50'36"N / 90°23'52"E
Station ID: VGHS
Observation Time: 10/05/2021 5:12 pm
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About Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport Code
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport code is DAC. This three-letter IATA code has been derived from “Dacca”–the old spelling of the capital city “Dhaka” where the airport is based. The elevation of Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) is 8 meters above sea level.
About Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC)
Nestled in the heart of Bangladesh, Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) is the main international airport of the country that also serves as the country’s gateway to the majestic world. Spread across an area of 1,981 acres, this spacious facility is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh.
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) commenced operations in 1980 replacing Tejgaon Airport as the main airport. It is home to flag carriers like Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Regent Airways, Novoair, and US-Bangla Airlines. It has the capacity to handle more than 18 million passengers.
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) Terminals
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) has three terminals known as T1, T2, and T3.
Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 are used for international operations only. Terminal 1 serves as an arrival hall while Terminal 2 serves as a departure hall.
Terminal 3 will commence operations in 2022. There is a VIP Terminal as well about 200 meters from the main gate of the airport.
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) Runways
Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC) is serviced by a single runway:
14/32 3,505m asphalt
This facility handles 517,940 tonnes of cargo annually.
Nearest Airports to Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC)
Agartala Airport 163 km
Jessore Airport 217 km
Barisal Airport 229 km
Shah Makhdum Airport 245 km
Osmani International Airport 272 km
Major Passenger Airlines Operating from Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport (DAC)
Biman Bangladesh Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
|14-32||11,500 ft||150 ft||Partially concrete, asphalt or bitumen-bound macadam||Yes|
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I reach the airport to board a flight on time?You should reach 90 minutes in advance before the departure of your domestic flight and 3 hours before the departure of an international flight.
Can I use the Wi-Fi facility at the airport?Yes. You can use the free Wi-Fi facility at the airport.
What facilities are available at the airport for me?The airport features luxury lounges, duty-free shops, ATMs, onsite parking, multi-cuisine restaurants, and currency exchange counters among other facilities.
Which department should I get in touch with at the airport to report the loss of articles?You must check with the Materials Management Department as all unclaimed properties found at the airport and its vicinity are deposited here.
Do I need to carry something to claim the lost property?Yes. You need to carry a copy of your boarding ticket along with a government-issued picture ID.
Can I avail medical facilities at the airport?Yes. The airport has a 24*7 medical center helmed by well-trained doctors and paramedics. In the event of a medical emergency, ambulances are also provided.
Who should I contact if my baggage is missing at the destination airport?Kindly get in touch with your respective airline.
Can I carry medicines to the airport?Kindly refer to your respective airline’s guidelines should you wish to carry medicines on board. It is advised that you carry your doctor’s prescription as well.
Who should I contact if I found any unattended item at the airport?For the safety of our passengers, we request them to not handle any unattended items. They are advised to inform about the same to the airport staff or security personnel.