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Distance between Simikot (IMK) and Lukla (LUA)

Flight distance from Simikot to Lukla (Simikot Airport – Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 337 miles / 542 kilometers / 293 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Simikot (IMK) to Lukla (LUA) is 897 miles / 1444 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 43 minutes.

Simikot – Lukla

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337
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542
Kilometers
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293
Nautical miles

How far is Lukla from Simikot?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 336.757 miles
  • 541.958 kilometers
  • 292.634 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
  • 336.499 miles
  • 541.543 kilometers
  • 292.410 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Simikot Airport to Tenzing–Hillary Airport is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Simikot and Lukla.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Simikot to Lukla generates about 75 kg of CO2 per passenger, 75 kilograms is equal to 164 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Simikot to Lukla

Shortest flight path between Simikot Airport (IMK) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA).

Airport information

Origin Simikot Airport
City: Simikot
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: IMK
ICAO Code: VNST
Coordinates: 29°58′15″N, 81°49′8″E
Destination 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