Lamidanda Airport

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Lamidanda Airport


Lamidanda is located in Nepal
Location of airport in Nepal
Airport type Public
Serves Lamidanda, Nepal
Elevation AMSL 4,100 ft / 1,250 m
Coordinates 27°15′11″N 086°40′12″E / 27.25306°N 86.67000°E / 27.25306; 86.67000
Direction Length Surface
m ft
518 1,699
Source: [1]

Lamidanda Airport (IATA: LDNICAO: VNLD) is an airport serving Lamidanda,[1] a village in the Khotang district of the Sagarmatha zone in Nepal.


The airport resides at an elevation of 4,100 feet (1,250 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway which is 518 metres (1,699 ft) in length.[1]

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Nepal Airlines Biratnagar, Kathmandu [2]
Tara Air Kathmandu [3]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

On 15 December 2010, a Tara Air flight operated by DHC-6 Twin Otter 9N-AFX crashed into a mountain shortly after departure. The aircraft was operating a chartered passenger flight to Tribhuvan International Airport, Kathmandu, Nepal. All 19 passengers and crew were killed.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for Lamidanda, Nepal (VNLD / LDN) at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ "Schedule Effective from 15 May, 2010 to 30 October, 2010". Nepal Airlines. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 
  3. ^
  4. ^ Hradecky, Simon (15 December 2010). "Crash: Tara Air DHC6 near Okhaldhunga on Dec 15th 2010, aircraft impacted mountain". Aviation Herald. Retrieved 16 December 2010. 

See Also[edit]

List of airports in Nepal

External links[edit]