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Nepal has around fifty airports in both international and domestic. With only one international airport Tribhuwan International airport, another one is about to get ready in Nijgadh, Chitwan. There were a lot of controversies regarding the establishment of the international airport. The airports in Nepal don’t have a very good reputation. Lukla airport, world’s most dangerous airport lies here in Nepal. TIA is also considered one of the most unmanaged airports in the world. The new proposed airport in Nijgadh will hopefully clear this reputation.
List of All 50 Nepal Airports
In the article, I am listing the names of all the airports in Nepal. The listing has been done as per alphabetical order.
Gautam Buddha Airport
Rukum Chaurjahari Airport
Kamal Bazar Airport
Tribhuvan International Airport
Man Maya Airport
Rukum Salle Airport
Dangerous airport of Nepal
Here is a little detail about the only international airport and the world’s one of the most dangerous airport in Nepal.
Tribhuwan international airport
TIA is the only international airport in Nepal. It has an elevation of 4390 Ft. AMSL. It is situated 5.6 km east of Kathmandu valley. The runway is still very small for international aircraft. Recently, the news of TIA being unmanaged and polluted, caught attention. It was restructured and managed. For now, it is in optimal condition. But still, many reformations are required in TIA.
Lukla airport is also known as Tenzin Ã¢€“Hilary Airport. It is situated in Khumbu, Solukhumbu district in the town Lukla. It has earned its reputation as the most dangerous airport in the world. Because of its location amidst the hills and moreover for its small runway. Lukla is placed from which people start climbing the Mount Everest. Thus there are almost daily flights from and to Lukla to Kathmandu and other major cities.