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- Airport Road, Cox's Bazar 4700, Bangladesh
Cox’s Bazar Airport (IATA: CXB, ICAO: VGCB) is an domestic airport in the resort town of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The airport serves mostly local tourists, and foreign tourists who arrive via other international airports. The airport is soon to be upgraded into an international airport, to attracts tourists to the city.
The domestic Cox’s Bazar Airport will be upgraded into an international airport, which will be called Cox’s Bazar International Airport, making it the 4th international airport in Bangladesh.
There will be 2 phases of upgrading, which will make the airport able to provide facilities of parking, landing and taking-off for wide-body aircrafts. The whole project is a ৳6 Billion project.
The airport’s runway will be expanded from 6790 feet to 9000 feet, and widenend from 150 feet to 200 feet. The runway’s load capability will be strengthened for wide-body operation, the runway lighting will also be improved. Equipments such as instrument landing system, distance measuring equipment, Automated Meteorological Data Acquisition System and Doppler VHF Omni-direction Range will be installed. A 5-Star hotel will also be built near the airport.