Simikot Airport is an airport serving Simikot, headquarter of Humla district in Karnali Province. Given that road access in this region is poor, the airport facilitates much of the travel in the whole district.
The airport is located at an elevation of 9246 ft (2818m) above mean sea level. It has one runway which is 549m (1801 ft) in length. The runway has recently been improved and extended with more infrastructure being built.
The airport is air-linked with Nepalgunj and Surkhet. National airline operators provide scheduled flights to Simikot airport from Nepalgunj and Surkhet. The airport only operates from early morning to mid-day (06:00 – 12:30 hrs).
Airport Location and Contact
Province or District
Karnali Province, Humla
Nearest Town or City
Airport’s Complete Name
Elevation (ft and m)
9747 ft / 2971 m
Managing Company or Airport Authority
Management Contact Person
977 -87680137, 977 -87680137
NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?
650 m x 20 m
Bituminous Paved (Asphalt Concrete) Surface
Airport Infrastructure Details
Passenger / Cargo Security Screening
Yes, security personnel
Ground Handling Services
Air Traffic Control
Fire Fighting Equipment
Yes, but limited
Aircraft Parking Space
Parking available for 3 small aircraft
Yes, but not properly maintained
Fuel Services Charges
Not available at this airport
Royalties / Non Objection Fees (NOFs)
Link for further detail - Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal Simikot Airport