# How far is Lukla from Dolpa?

The distance between Dolpa (Dolpa Airport) and Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 254 miles / 410 kilometers / 221 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Dolpa (DOP) to Lukla (LUA) is 570 miles / 917 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 13 minutes.

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## Distance from Dolpa to Lukla

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Dolpa to Lukla. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 254.482 miles
• 409.549 kilometers
• 221.139 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 254.170 miles
• 409.047 kilometers
• 220.868 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Dolpa to Lukla?

The estimated flight time from Dolpa Airport to Tenzing–Hillary Airport is 58 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Dolpa and Lukla?

There is no time difference between Dolpa and Lukla.

## Flight carbon footprint between Dolpa Airport (DOP) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA)

On average, flying from Dolpa to Lukla generates about 62 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 62 kilograms equals 138 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Dolpa to Lukla

See the map of the shortest flight path between Dolpa Airport (DOP) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA).

## Airport information

Origin Dolpa Airport
City: Dolpa
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: DOP
ICAO Code: VNDP
Coordinates: 28°59′8″N, 82°49′8″E
Destination Tenzing–Hillary Airport
City: Lukla
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: LUA
ICAO Code: VNLK
Coordinates: 27°41′12″N, 86°43′46″E