Airport for Everest base camp Tenzing–Hillary Airport is also known as Lukla Airport. It is a domestic airport in the town of Lukla in Khumbu Pasang lhamu, Solukhumbu District, Province No. 1 of Nepal. It gained worldwide fame as it was rated the most dangerous airport in the world for more than 20 years by a program titled Most Extreme Airports. This program was broadcast on The History Channel in 2010.
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