Barisal Airport

Domestic airport of the Southern City of Bangladesh.

Welcome to Barisal Airport: Your Gateway to the Southern City of Bangladesh

Overview of BZL:

Barisal Airport (IATA: BZL; ICAO: VGBR) serves as a domestic airport in Barisal, Bangladesh and has long been recognized for providing convenient air travel since 1985. Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Novoair and US-Bangla Airlines all use Barisal as one of their bases of operation, making this airport even more accommodating for passengers traveling on business or pleasure trips alike. Ideally positioned near Rahamatpur area Babuganj Upazila of Rahamatpur Upazila Rahamatpur area Babuganj Upazila Barisal has made travel convenient than ever since then since.

Historical Highlights:

Since opening its doors in 1985, Barisal Airport has become a vital aviation hub in southern Bangladesh. After years of public demand, it was officially opened by Abdur Rahman Biswas in 1995 during Cyclone Sidr relief efforts.

Flight Statistics:

Between 1995 and 2009, Barisal Airport hosted more than 168,987 passengers who flew on more than 20,007 passenger, cargo and other flights – as per reports issued by Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics’ Air Traffic Movement reports there has been an upward trend in passenger numbers at Barisal indicating its increasing importance within Bangladesh’s domestic aviation market.

Current Upgrades & Services:

Barisal Airport has long been known for its history. Today it continues to expand with major upgrades that make the airport an even better domestic airport experience for business and first class passengers alike, including VIP/CIP lounges for them to use while waiting their turn, wheelchair facilities for wheelchair bound travellers, free WiFi connections in every terminal building and restaurants/cafes providing quality food service; car parking facilities offer secure vehicle storage while you travel.


Barisal Airport uses an ICAO ID of VGBR and IATA CODE of BZL. In Barisal, TWR frequencies of 128.10 MHz to 129.30 MHz with NDB of 368 KHz are used for communication.

Future Developments:

Barisal Airport’s future looks bright as its Civil Aviation Authority plans for multiple improvements, such as expanding runway, installing an Airfield Ground Lighting System and ILS system as well as new ILS, DVOR DME PA PA systems to increase capacity and efficiency thereby becoming even more central to Bangladesh’s expanding air traffic network. Through these upgrades the Barisal Airport hopes to enhance capacity and efficiency further making itself part of Bangladesh’s growing air transportation network.


Car parking:Airport parking is available.
Parking is safe for respectable passengers.
Drinking Water:A pure drinking water supply is available for the passengers.
VIP/CIP Lounge:VIP/CIP Passengers have access to VIP/CIP Lounges.
Associating Facility:Disabled persons have access to wheelchair facilities.
Wi-Fi:Passengers have free access to Wi-Fi.

Airport Contact Numbers:

Airport Manager, Barishal:Phone: +880255061662 (Off)
Cell: +8801894909700
Fax: +880 2 55061662
email: [email protected]
Control Tower:+880255061673
VIP Lounge:+880255061623
Biman Bangladesh Airlines:Cell +8801777775531(Station Manager), Tel: +880 4327 73265
US-Bangla:Cell +8801777777874 (Station Manager)