Dhaka Shahjalal International Airport

About
Name: Dhaka Shahjalal International Airport
Identifier:  DAC/VGHS
Serves:  Dhaka , Gazipur , Narayanganj
Owner:  Government of Bangladesh
Operator:  Civil Aviation Authority, Bangladesh
Public/Private:  Public / Military
Local Time:  19. Jul 04:10 +06
Description: Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport,), is the largest and most prominent international airport in Bangladesh. It is located in Kurmitola 11 miles from city centre, in the northern part of the capital city Dhaka and it is also a part of BAF Bangabandhu Base used by the Bangladesh Air Force. The airport has an area of 1,981 acres. The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh operates and maintains the airport. It started operations in 1980, taking over from Tejgaon Airport as the principal international airport of the country and was formerly known as Dacca International Airport and later as Zia International Airport, before being named in honour of Shah Jalal, who is one of the most respected Sufi saints of Bangladesh. The IATA code of the airport "DAC" is derived from "Dacca", which is the previously used spelling for "Dhaka".
Source: Wikipedia
Location
Runways
Identifier Length (m/ft) Surface
14/32 3,300/11,500 Asphalt
Flights per Day
160 flights
Distance: 2,041km (1,268mi)
Punctuality
72% (43 flights per day delayed)
Delay Average: 0 minutes
Current Weather
 29 C (Humidity: 83%)
  4kt (7km/h / 4mph) from 190°
  Few clouds at 1,500 feet (457 meter)
  Scattered clouds at 10,000 feet (3,048 meter)
  4km (2 mi.)
No significant changes expected

 Haze
 METAR VGHS 182130Z 19004KT 4000 HZ FEW015 SCT100 29/26 Q1003 NOSIG

Current Flights

Current Delays

Departures
53% delays
22 min. average
Arrivals
20% delays
20 min. average

Destinations

Top Destinations
Airport Flights
per week
Seats
per week
  Chittagong (CGP) 159 9,814 22 1402
  Kolkata (CCU) 89 8,963 12 1280
  Kuala Lumpur (KUL) 80 10,470 11 1495
  Jessore (JSR) 80 1,954 11 279
  Jeddah (JED) 77 27,874 11 3982
  Cox's Bazar (CXB) 56 1,438 8 205
  Saidpur (SPD) 52 1,158 7 165
  Doha (DOH) 52 12,197 7 1742
  Bangkok (BKK) 43 8,035 6 1147
  Dubai (DXB) 42 16,591 6 2370

Airlines & Planes

Top Airlines
Airline Flights
per Day
Seats
per Day
  Biman Bangladesh Airlines 37 2,988
US-Bangla Airlines 32 995
  Saudi Arabian Airlines 9 3,210
  NovoAir 9 622
  Qatar Airways 6 1,742
  Emirates 5 2,370
  Air Arabia 5 838
  Regent Airways 4 830
  SpiceJet 3 513
  Malaysia Airlines 3 392
Top Plane Types
Model Flights Seats
Boeing B737-800 38.0/day 2,661/day 2661.766666666667
Boeing B777-300 24.1/day 9,136/day 9136.566666666668
Airbus A330-300 15.1/day 4,548/day 4548.633333333333
Bombardier Dash 8-400 14.9/day 343/day 343.3
ATR 76-600 11.9/day - 0
Airbus A320 11.2/day 1,666/day 1666.3333333333333
ATR 76-500 9.5/day 620/day 620.5333333333333
Bombardier Dash 8-400 8.5/day 127/day 127.4
Airbus A330-200 7.2/day 761/day 761.2
Boeing B777-200 4.4/day 1,433/day 1433.5