# Distance between Dandong (DDG) and Lukla (LUA)

Flight distance from Dandong to Lukla (Dandong Langtou Airport – Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 2300 miles / 3702 kilometers / 1999 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Dandong (DDG) to Lukla (LUA) is 3375 miles / 5432 kilometers and travel time by car is about 61 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Dandong Langtou Airport (DDG) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA).

## How far is Lukla from Dandong?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2300.212 miles
• 3701.833 kilometers
• 1998.830 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
• 2296.718 miles
• 3696.209 kilometers
• 1995.793 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 Dandong Langtou Airport
City: Dandong
Country: China
IATA Code: DDG
ICAO Code: ZYDD
Coordinates: 40°1′28″N, 124°17′9″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 Dandong and Lukla is 2 hours 15 minutes. Lukla is 2 hours 15 minutes behind Dandong.

CST

+0545

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 252 kg (555 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Dandong (DDG) → Lukla (LUA).

Distance:
2300
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2300

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