The most extreme airport in the world - Lukla Airport in Himalayas, Nepal.
Climbers who intend to climb Mount Everest or visit Everest Region awaits extremely demanding ascent to the summit, but also landing at Lukla Airport.
Lukla Airport is among the most extreme and most dangerous airport in the world.The airport was named in 2008 in memory of Hillary and Tenzing. Several airlines operate daily flights from Kathmandu to Lukla and back.
The runway is located on a high rocky promontory, it is surrounded by high mountains and is only 527 meters long. Pilots must find the optimum height for the landing and should not fly too low to avoid crashing into the rock face.
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