Traveling to the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan can enter by Land and Air only. The int’l Airport of Bhutan is located in Paro City. In 1983 the first Druk Air Dornier flights started operation. Currently, two airlines operate flights to Bhutan; Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines. Departure points are Kathmandu (Nepal), New Delhi, Dhaka (Bangladesh), Yangoon (Myanmar), and Singapore, Bangkok (Thailand).
From Paro International Airport, there are flights to Kathmandu, Guwahati, Bangkok, Delhi, Bagdogra, Dhaka, Singapore and Thailand. Nowadays two airlines operate their services to Bhutan, Druk Air and Bhutan Airlines and there are domestic airports in Yonphula in the eastern part of Bhutan, Bumthang in the central part of Bhutan, and Gelephu in south-central Bhutan. In Gelephu (the southern eastern border of India) a second international airport is currently under construction. Domestic airports will connect western Bhutan to the central and the east.
Connected Destination by Air
New Delhi, India
Travellers’ entry point by road for visitors travelling to Bhutan is; Phuentsholing in the southwest is located approx. 170 km east of the Indian National Airport at Bagdogra,
Gelephu is another entry point to Bhutan. It is approximately 250 km from Thimphu and the journey will take you through the sub-tropical areas of Bhutan before entering the alpine zone
Samdrup Jongkhar district in south-east Bhutan borders. It is connected with Darranga, a district of Assam, and is nearly 150 km away from Guwahati (capital city of Assam). The journey from Guwahati is about three hours. Travelers entering Bhutan on the way to Samdrup Jongkhar will take to Trashigang, and from there over the crosswise route to Monggar, Bumthang, Trongsa, Wangdue Phodrang, and then as a last point into the capital city Thimphu. The distance is about 750 kilometers and it will take a minimum of nearly three days to reach Thimphu.