Tourist flow increases in Manthali Airport

26th Oct, 2018 | Tourism Mail Crew

RAMECHHAP, Oct 26:  The number of domestic and foreign tourists in Manthali Airport has increased. The flow of tourists has increased to travel Solukhumbu from the airport. Hundreds of tourist travel from Manthali airport to Solukhumbu every day.

Photo:Kripesh Kandel

Manthali Airport is being used as alternative route due to the traffic and heavy crowd in Tribhuwan International Airport. Manthali Airport operated 24 flights to Solukhumbu from which 329 passengers travelled, said Kedar Satyal, ATC of Airport. Around 12-12 flights are being operated by Tara air and Sita air in Manthali Airport. This airport has become one of the people's choice airports as has less crowd and managed traffic.

Due to the arrival of tourists the business of hotels and home stays has improved. Nepal Oil Corporation has also established refueling centre in the airport.