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Tenzing Hillary Airport

Tenzing Hillary Airport

Tenzing Hillary Airport

Tenzing Hillary Airport

Tenzing Hillary Airport is the most dangerous Airport in the world which is popularly known as Lukla Airport. Tenzing Hillary Airport is one of the smallest airports in the world which is located in Lukla Town of Solukhumbu District of Nepal.

Tenzing Hillary Airport
Photo Credit: Journeysofpramesh / Routine of Nepal Banda

This airport is rated as the most dangerous airport in the world for over 20 years. Lukla is the place where trekkers start their climbing journeys to Mount Everest Base Camp where the daily flights are between Lukla and Kathmandu only in daylight hours in good weather only.

Lukla airport was built under the supervision of Sir Edmund Hillary in the year 1964. All credits to this popular airport go to Hillary. Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay Sherpa are the two people who first climbed to Mount Everest. Tenzing Hillary Airport was renamed in honor of Tenzing Norgay Sherpa and Sir Edmund Hillary in the year 2008.

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