April 30, 2015
There is only one International Airfield ( 6 km from Kathmandu eastward) and its runaway is about 3 km. It seems to function, and departures and boardings seems to happen every 5 minutes: big planes, normal civilian air traffic. if the internet info is Live.
There must be some oother runaways soomewhere in the country to bu used by relief forces. Hope soomebopdy checks all the fiedls. It is fantastic fine thing that Kathmandu Airport is functioning and the only runaway is undamaged.
Janakpur has asfalt surface: 1, 006 km runaway
Syangboche airfield: Runaway 400 m, unpaved, for helicopter, mostly
Surkhet airfioeld,, 1200 m runaway, asphalt
Simikot airfield, 549 m runaway, black topped
Simara Airport (Nepali: सिमरा विमानस्थल) (IATA: SIF, ICAO: VNSI) is an airport serving Pipara Simara in Nepal. It is also the clostest airport to Birganj, Nepal’s sixth biggest City. The airport was established July 4, 1958 and is operated by the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal.
The airport is capable to handle aircraft from the Nepalese Army Air Service. 1192 m runaway