Aviation Museum soon in Capital
23rd Jan, 2017 | Tourism Mail Crew
KATHMANDU, Jan 23 : Nepal’s Capital Kathmandu is set to get its’ first Aviation museum. The museum will feature the Turkish Airlines’ aircraft which met with an accident while landing in Tribhuwan International Airport on 2015. The museum which will be overseen by Bed Upreti Trust claims that the museum will be prepared within next 5 months.
“We have estimated the cost to be more than 60 million rupees and trust will complete the fitting of aircraft over next 1 month” Captain Bed Upreti Director of Bed Upreti Trust said. “As our plan the museum will come into operation after 5 months,” he added.
In order to start the museum the Government of Nepal has provided the Trust with land for operation of aviation museum in Sinamangal near the airport. Bed Upreti trust already has brought another aviation museum in Dhangadhi.
“The Airbus wide-body plane has 2 hundred and 44 seats, and has height of 2 hundred and 8 feet tall and will be 55 feet wide. In the airplane airport security, air hostage training and seminars will be held,” Upreti highlighted.
“Students of Secondary Level and +2 will have free access to the museum. In collaboration with the International Aviation Authority and civil aviation authority we have arranged free entry for students,” Upreti informed.