Aerial view of Kangledanda Airport.
Kangledanda Airport is in Dudhkaushika rural municipality in the central part of Solukhumbu district of Province 1. It is one of the four airports in Solukhumbu district (Tenzing-Hillary, Phaplu, Syangboche). It is 12 kms SE of district HQ at Salleri. Road access is limited to the airport and nearest point of feeder road passing by is 6 kms away. This airport is not operational but can be reactivated upon authorization from the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN).
The terrain on which the airport is located is hilly and the flights to and from can be difficult due to high wind speeds and low visibility. When it was operational, during rainy season the airport remained closed.
Source: Airports of Nepal: Kangel Danda
Airport Location and Contact
Province or District
Province 1/ Solukhumbu
Nearest Town or City
12 kms Due SE of the city 6 kms of limited Access from the nearest point in F052
Airport’s Complete Name
Elevation (ft and m)
6880 ft (2097 m)
Managing Company or Airport Authority
Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Kangeldanda Airport
Management Contact Person
NGO and/or UN Presence at Airport?
1706 × 85 ft (520 × 26 m)
Not in Operation
Airport Infrastructure Details
Passenger / Cargo Security Screening
Ground Handling Services
Air Traffic Control
Fire Fighting Equipment
AFIS, Tower observation
Aircraft Parking Space
Two L410 Types, 2100 sq.m. apron
Fenced with wire mesh