Jomsom Airport remains out of operation following adverse weather

Jomsom Airport, the gateway to the Mustang District has remained out of operation since last week following adverse weather conditions.

According to airport officials, the flights operation from Pokhara to Jomsom has been cancelled from last Sunday due to prevailing bad weather at en-route.

The airport officials stated that it is unpredictable to expect the resumption of flights as the weather has not improved yet.

Air passengers have not been able to reach their destinations due to prevailing bad weather as they have been forced to take other alternatives after Jomsom Airport has been out of service. Although, the roadway has been opened but due to flood, the highway are blocked for several times.

Jomsom Airport is a STOL airport located on the bank of the Kali Gandaki River serving Jomsom, a town in the Mustang District of Province No. 4 in Nepal, and the Mustang District. It serves as the gateway to the Mustang District that includes Jomsom, Kagbeni, Tangbe, and Lo Manthang, and to Muktinath temple, which is a popular pilgrimage for Nepalis and Indians.

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