|Airport name||Tumlingtar airport|
|Elevation AMSL||1700 ft /518 m|
|Location||Sankhuwasabha (district), Koshi (zone)|
|Airlines||Buddha Airlines, Simrik airlines|
|Free baggage||20-25 kg depending on the type of ticket and the airlines.|
|Flight duration||about 36 minutes from Biratnagar|
Tumlingtar is a city lies on the Sankhuwasabha District, Eastern Nepal . It is valley between Arun River and Sabha River in Koshi zone. Tumlingtar is situated at altitude of 285 metre from sea level making it as deepest valley and and biggest plateau of Nepal. Tumlingtar is popular because it is the starting point of the Makalu trekking.
Tumlingtar lies vertically north of Biratnagar at a distance of 90 KM. Travelling via road is nearly impossible up to that place because of improper road facilities and dangerous tracks. So flight from Biratnagar to Tumlingtar is the best way to connect with this region. Buddha Air operates a flight 3 times per week in this route. Flight from Biratnagar to Tumlingtar covers a distance of 93 kilometer with a duration of 36 minutes.
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