|Airport name||Simikot airport|
|Elevation AMSL||8920 ft /2719 m|
|Location||Humla (district), Karnali (zone)|
|Airlines||Nepla Airlines, Tara airlines|
|Free baggage||20-25 kg depending on the type of ticket and the airlines.|
|Flight duration||about 45 minutes from Surkhet|
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.
Due to geographical condition simikot is not directly accessible from the kathmandu so has to go there by Nepalgunj Simikot Flights or through Surkhet Simikot flights. Surkhet to Simikot Flights covers a distance of 155 km with a duration of 41 minutes. Tara Air contributed a lot in this route.
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