Manang Airport

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Manang Airport

मनाङ्ग विमानस्थल
Humde Airport Manang.JPG
Summary
Airport typePublic
OperatorCivil Aviation Authority of Nepal
ServesManang, Nepal
Elevation AMSL11,000 ft / 3,353 m
Coordinates28°38′28″N 84°05′17″E / 28.64112°N 84.08804°E / 28.64112; 84.08804
Map
NGX is located in Nepal
NGX
NGX
Location of airport in Nepal
Runways
Direction Length Surface
m ft
11/29 650 2,133 Asphalt
Source:[1][2]

Manang Airport (IATA: NGX, ICAO: VNMA) is an airport serving Manang valley,[1] a town in the Manang district of Gandaki Province in Nepal. The airport is situated 2.5 kilometers east of Manang town.[citation needed] Situated at an elevation of 11,000 feet (3,353 m) above mean sea level,[1] it is one of the highest airports in the world and the highest one in Nepal.[2]

Facilities[edit]

The airport was opened in February 1981.[2] It has one runway which is 650 metres (2,133 ft) in length. In 2015, the airport was renovated and the runway was blacktopped.[3]

Airport terminal

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Since 2012, there are no scheduled services to and from Manang Airport.[4] Previously Nepal Airlines and Tara Air operated routes to Kathmandu and Pokhara.[5][6]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Airport information for Manang, Nepal (VNMA / NGX) at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ a b c "Manang Airport" (PDF). Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  3. ^ "Joy in locals as aircraft lands after 2 years at Humde Airport". Aviation Nepal. 5 December 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2019.
  4. ^ "Inactive Manang Airport causes locals to face major problems". Aviation Nepal. 23 July 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Schedule Effective from 15 May, 2010 to 30 October, 2010". Nepal Airlines. Retrieved 9 June 2010.
  6. ^ http://www.taraair.com/

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