Lukla is home to the world dangerous airport, Lukla Airport. Lukla airport is a gateway to the world famous everest trekking route.
World’s Most Dangerous Airport.
Due to it’s difficult terrain, it is considered as a world most dangerous airport. Due to the high terrain/hill at northen end of the runway, there is no chance of overshoot and high risk of go-around.
Kathmandu To Lukla Flight.
There are few helicopter companies who also operates rescue flight along with charter flight to lukla.
Facts About Lukla Airport
Lukla Airport is also called as a Tenzing–Hillary Airport. It was built in 1964 A.D and located at an altitude of 9,334 ft / 2,845 m.
Location: Lukla, Solukhumbhu District.
IATA Code: LUA
ICAO Code: VNLK
Runway Facts: 527 m (1,729 ft) × 30 m (98 ft)