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Yonphula

Yonphula

Airport Details:

  • Airport: Yonphula Domestic Station
  • City: Trashigang, Bhutan
  • IATA Code: YON

Airport office :

  • For any queries related to flight service and schedule, kindly write to
  • Tel: +9754535815

  • Station Incharge: Mr. Sonam Gyeltshen
  • Email:sonamgyeltshen@drukair.com.bt
  • Mobile No: +97517617572

  • Asst.Officer - Passenger Service: Miss Tandin Wangmo
  • Email:tandin.wangmo@drukair.com.bt
  • Mobile No: +97517736241

About Trashigang

Trashigang Dzong or ‘The Fortress of the Auspicious Hill’ was built in 1659, to defend against Tibetan invasions. This imposing fortress is strategically situated high atop a spur overlooking the Dangmechu River. According to legend it is said that upon seeing the Dzong, invading Tibetan armies remarked that the Dzong was “not on the ground, it is in the sky” before retreating. It has been the political stronghold of Eastern Bhutan for over 300 years.

Office Timing:

  • Open 09.00hrs-17.00hrs (weekdays)
  • Open 09.00hrs-14.00hrs (weekends)
  • Airport office
  • Airport Office (Open daily- depending on flight schedule)

Counter Timing:

  • Yonphula airport has only one terminal for departure and arrival.
  • Our counter opens 2 hours prior to departure and closes 30 mins prior to departure.

Special Service Information

Special service request should be made if passengers request to travel earlier than confirmed dates. Priority will be extended to the senior citizens and patients.

For Taxi Services from Yonphula Domestic Airport,kindly contact:

  • +975 17693557 - Vehicle number: BT-5A-0104
  • +975 17750070 - Vehicle number: BT-5A-0041
  • +975 17647853 - Vehicle number: BT-1A-3688
  • +975 17813396 - Vehicle number: BT-2A-1678

Baggage Information:

Check-in baggage allowance/ Excess baggage / Up-gradation rates:

Stations Business 'J/C' Economy 'Y/S/Q' Excess Baggage rates Upgrade surcharges
Yonphula - Gelephu 30 kgs 20 kgs Nu. 65 per kg

USD 30 (Q & Y to J class)

BTN 1,150 (S to C class)

Yonphula - Paro 30 kgs 20 kgs Nu. 88 per kg

USD 30 (Q & Y to J class)

BTN 1,150 (S to C class)

Travel Tips:

International Travelers are advice to carry original passports at all times with minimum 6 months validity. Bhutanese Nationals can carry valid Citizenship Identity Card or Voter Identity.