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Tenzing Hillary Airport, Nepal

Tenzing-Hillary Airport

Tenzing Hillary Airport also known as Lukla airport is a small airport in the town of Lukla, Nepal. It was rated as the most dangerous airport in 2010 by the History channel. It is famous for being the place where most people start the climb to mount Everest. Situated at a height of 2900 meters, its landing strip has a high mountain on one end and a thousand meter drop on the other. The airport is popular and most dangerous airport because Lukla is the place where most people start the climb to Mount Everest Base Camp. Also the regular High winds, cloud cover, and changing visibility often mean flights can be delayed or the airport closed.

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