# Distance between Cochin (COK) and Lukla (LUA)

Flight distance from Cochin to Lukla (Cochin International Airport – Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 1381 miles / 2222 kilometers / 1200 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Cochin (COK) to Lukla (LUA) is 1816 miles / 2922 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 10 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cochin to Lukla.

Shortest flight path between Cochin International Airport (COK) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA).

## How far is Lukla from Cochin?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cochin and Lukla. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1380.869 miles
• 2222.293 kilometers
• 1199.942 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 1385.118 miles
• 2229.132 kilometers
• 1203.635 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Cochin International Airport
City: Cochin
Country: India
IATA Code: COK
ICAO Code: VOCI
Coordinates: 10°9′7″N, 76°24′6″E

B Tenzing–Hillary Airport
City: Lukla
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: LUA
ICAO Code: VNLK
Coordinates: 27°41′12″N, 86°43′46″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cochin and Lukla is 15 minutes. Lukla is 15 minutes ahead of Cochin.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 172 kg (379 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cochin (COK) → Lukla (LUA).

Distance:
1381
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1381

Round trip?