Gelephu Domestic Airport is one of the new Domestic Airports that have recently opened in the Country. It is located in Southern Bhutan in-between the Sarpang Dzongkhag and Gelephu Thromde and it takes 5 mins drive from Gelephu Town towards the Airport. It resides at an elevation ranging from 200m to 3600 m above mean sea level with a coordinates of N26°53.07′ / E90°27.85′ and runway length of 1500 meters long. The runway orientation is designated as 29/11. The inaugural flight was launched on 25th October 2012. This Domestic Airport significantly plays a vital role in strengthening links with and opening up more rural areas of the country.