Phaplu Airport

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Phaplu Airport
Phaplu Airstrip 1.jpg
Airport type Public
Serves Phaplu, Nepal
Elevation AMSL 7,918 ft / 2,413 m
Coordinates 27°31′05″N 086°35′04″E / 27.51806°N 86.58444°E / 27.51806; 86.58444
PPL is located in Nepal
Location of airport in Nepal
Direction Length Surface
m ft
671 2,201

Phaplu Airport (IATA: PPLICAO: VNPL) is an airport serving Phaplu[1] (also spelled Phaphlu), a town in the Solukhumbu District of Province No. 1 in Nepal.


The airport resides at an elevation of 7,918 feet (2,413 m) above mean sea level. It has one runway which is 671 metres (2,201 ft) in length.[1] The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has been carrying on its reconstruction and improvement work of Phaplu terminal building.

Airlines and destinations[edit]

Airlines Destinations
Nepal Airlines Kathmandu,[2] Lukla[3]
Tara Air Kathmandu[4]
Goma Air Kathmandu[5]


  1. ^ a b c Airport information for Phaplu, Nepal (VNPL / PPL) at Great Circle Mapper.
  2. ^ "Schedule Effective from 15 May 2010 to 30 October 2010". Nepal Airlines. Retrieved 7 June 2010. 
  3. ^ "Nepal Airlines". Nepal Airlines. Retrieved 2012-02-09. 
  4. ^ Scheduled Flights
  5. ^ Scheduled Flights

See also[edit]

List of airports in Nepal

External links[edit]