NAC has made public its flight schedules from Khanidanda airport, twice a week and once a week from Thamkharka airport
Two of the three airports of Khotang district that have remained closed for over six months due to lockdown are set to operate regular flights from Saturday.
With the ease of lockdown enforced by the government to contain the coronavirus transmission, the Nepal Airlines Corporation (NAC) aircrafts will operate regular flight services to and from Khanidanda and Thamkharka airports.
NAC has made public flight schedules from Khanidanda airport, twice a week on Wednesday and Saturday and once a week from Thamkharka airport on Wednesday.
Khanidanda airport is closest to the main commercial hub of the district Diktel Bazaar, while Thamkharka airport is situated in the southern belt of the district.
A passenger will have to pay Rs 4,740 as a one-way airfare for Khanidanda-Kathmandu, shared Khanidanda airport in-charge Nawaraj Katawal. According to him, the Khanidanda-Biratnagar, flight which was a regular flight would not operate for now.
It was informed that Rs 4,385 has been determined as the one-way airfare for Thamkharka-Kathmandu flight service.
The airport has issued public notice to ensure security measures to avoid coronavirus transmission with the resumption of regular flights.