New helicopter routes to be developed in Kathmandu

30th Oct, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

KATHMANDU, Oct 30:To control the helicopter traffic, The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal has decided to manage the helicopter routes. Due to the increase in air traffic in Tribhuwan International Airport; the authority will be expanding the route.

The Deputy General Manager of the Authority, Rajan Pokharel said that they will expand the new routes so that there will be no problem in operating helicopters. “Authorities have started working for the extension and modification of the route, the workforce will complete the work in the last week of December, "said Deputy Manager Pokharel.


Authorization has been planning to fly helicopter by remaining 7,100 feet below in the coming days. Until now, the number of helicopters in Nepal is 35,aircrafts is 79 aircraft, the number of small ultrasound aircraft is 24.