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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 22 hours 17 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Simikot to Lukla.

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

How far is Lukla from Simikot?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Simikot and Lukla. 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).

Airport information


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

There is no time difference between Simikot and Lukla.

Time Difference

Simikot

 +0545

Lukla

 +0545

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 75 kg (164 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Simikot (IMK) → Lukla (LUA).

Distance:
337
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
337

Round trip?