Bhutan

Bride of Kangchenjunga

Fly out from one of the world's most challenging airports, taking off from 7,323 ft altitude. Visit Jomolhari or Chomolhari 'The Bride of Kangchenjunga', and gaze down across the border into China.

NOTAMS.
HIGH ALTITUDE. You will need a pressurised cabin and/or O2 supplies once you leave the valley floor.
ICING. Engage anti-icing measures before flight.

Waypoints


Taking off RWY 33 from Paro (VQPR)

WP 1 - Monastery: Rinpung Dzong

WP 2 - NW valley

Steer for this high altitude valley


Once over the ridge you can see WP 3 - Peak: 4,900m on the Bhutan/China border

WP 3 - Peak: 4,900m on the Bhutan/China border

DESIGNATED: WP 4 - Peak: Jomolhari, 7,326 m

DESIGNATED: WP 4 - Peak: Jomolhari, 7,326 m

Jomolhari, SW face

Jomolhari, SW face

Jomolhari, NW face


WP 5 - Peak: 5900m

WP 5 - Peak: 5900m

WP 6 - Descend into the valley NE of the airport.
Also designated:
WP 7 - Monastery: Rinpung Dzong
Paro (VQPR)

WP 6 - Descend into the valley NE of the airport.

WP 7 - Monastery: Rinpung Dzong

WP 7 - Monastery: Rinpung Dzong

WP 7 - Monastery: Rinpung Dzong

Landing RWY 33 at Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)

Paro (VQPR)