Surkhet Airport

Surkhet Airport

Surkhet Airport is a domestic airport in Surkhet district of Nepal. It is sometimes referred to as Birendranagar Airport. It is located 5 km away from Birendranagar city. Surkhet airport serves most of the remote sectors of the country such as Jumla, Humla, Kalikot, Mugu and Dolpa.

Surkhet Airport was established on October 1966. The surface of the runway is paved with asphalt and has a length of 4118 ft. With an elevation of 7395 ft, it is 550 km away from Kathmandu. The IATA and ICAO codes for Surkhet Airport are SKH and VNSK respectively.

Major domestic airlines of Nepal operate daily flights to Surkhet. Buddha Air has daily and direct flights from Kathmandu to Surkhet. The main attractions of Surkhet are River Bheri, Bulbule Taal, Kakrebihar. It also has magnificent mountains, skiing slopes, rivers and gigantic Himalaya peaks.

Buddha Air