Kangchanjunga‚ the third highest mountain in the world rises with an elevation of 8‚586 m. It lies about 125 km east-south-east of Mt. Everest. It is the second highest mountain of Nepal. Kangchenjunga was first climbed on 25 May 1955 by Joe Brown and George Band‚ who were part of a British expedition. Summit Air Operate schedule and charter flight to Taplejung airport which is the gateway to Mt. Kanchangunja.