|Airport name||Simikot airport|
|Elevation AMSL||9,246 ft /2,818 m|
|Location||Humla (district), Karnali (zone)|
|Airlines||Tara Airline , Nepal Airline|
|Free baggage||20-25 kg depending on the type of ticket and the airlines.|
|Flight duration||about 60 minutes from Nepalgunj|
Simikot is situated at an altitude of 2910 metres from sea levels, is administrative headquarter of the humla district which falls within karnali Zone,mid western region, Nepal. It is the gateway for the Mt.kailash and mansarovar. The climate of Simikot is very pleasant & comfortable. During the winter, there can be a snowfall, but rest of the year the temperature is mild. However, during the monsoon (July, August & mid- Sept), the weather turns unpredictable and stormy, so there can be problems with flights. It is not unusual for planes to be grounded for several days during this season. It has got many popular places to visit like: Limi valley, Simkot Lagna, Kermi village,Heldom village etc.
It takes 60 minutes to complete flight from Nepalgunj to Simikot which covers a distance of 208 kilometers. Only Tara Air operates the flight from Nepalgunj to Simikot on the regular basis at the time of tourist season.
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