Pokhara Airport has been registering increase in the number of flights and visitors. In 2010 the airport handled a total of 25,658 flights and 360,107 passengers, up from 21,513 flights and 301,091 recorded in 2009. With Nepal Tourism Year 2011 being promoted the world over, the Lake City has been seeing a steady stream of visitors. Pokhara Airport handles an average of 70 flights a day. During peak season, the airport handles as much as 140 flights a day.