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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 Flag of China
IATA Code: DDG
ICAO Code: ZYDD
Coordinates: 40°1′28″N, 124°17′9″E

B Tenzing–Hillary Airport
City: Lukla
Country: Nepal Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Dandong

 CST

Lukla

 +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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