Lamidanda Airport

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Lamidanda Airport
IATA: LDNICAO: VNLD
Lamidanda is located in Nepal
Lamidanda
Lamidanda
Location of airport in Nepal
Summary
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
Runways
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.

Facilities[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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. ^ http://www.taraair.com/
  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]