Kathmandu to Lukla Flight

Flight from Kathmandu to Lukla is a 30 mins scenic flight which takes you from the country capital to Lukla which is a town situated in Solukhumbu district. Lukla is also known as the gateway to Everest region as thousands of Trekkers and Mountaineers ready to explore the Everest region land in Lukla. 

 Airport in Lukla is known as Tenzing Hillary Airport which was built in 1964. This airport was built under the supervision of Sir Edmund Hillary who is also the 1st person to get the footsteps in Mt. Everest.

Flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and vice versa are always operated in morning time cause weather starts to deteriorate in Afternoon time. Weather might be clear on Kathmandu side but not at lukla at the same time. Lukla has a very short take off and landing airport. Pilots who operate these flights are very much experienced in short takeoff and landing (STOL) . One with 100 STOL missions are only allowed to land in Lukla airport.

Jet from which you will be travelling to lukla will probably be one of the smallest aircraft you have ever been to with narrow seats. It’s a thrilling experience in itself. Last time a passenger aircraft crashed on this Kathmandu-Lukla route was in 2008. The fatality rate is 1 in 10000 per year. 

If you have any queries relating to flights to Lukla then you can contact Flights to Lukla. Whatsapp: +977 9803000442


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