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Distance between Lukla (LUA) and Biratnagar (BIR)

Flight distance from Lukla to Biratnagar (Tenzing–Hillary Airport – Biratnagar Airport) is 89 miles / 144 kilometers / 78 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Biratnagar (BIR) is 214 miles / 345 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 31 minutes.

Lukla – Biratnagar

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89
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144
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78
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How far is Biratnagar from Lukla?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 89.286 miles
  • 143.692 kilometers
  • 77.587 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
  • 89.536 miles
  • 144.094 kilometers
  • 77.805 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 Tenzing–Hillary Airport to Biratnagar Airport is 40 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Lukla and Biratnagar.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lukla to Biratnagar generates about 38 kg of CO2 per passenger, 38 kilograms is equal to 84 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lukla to Biratnagar

Shortest flight path between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Biratnagar Airport (BIR).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Biratnagar Airport
City: Biratnagar
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: BIR
ICAO Code: VNVT
Coordinates: 26°28′53″N, 87°15′50″E