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How far is Dolpa from Lukla?

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

The driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Dolpa (DOP) is 570 miles / 918 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 13 minutes.

Tenzing–Hillary Airport – Dolpa Airport

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Distance from Lukla to Dolpa

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Lukla to Dolpa. 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 Lukla to Dolpa?

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

What is the time difference between Lukla and Dolpa?

There is no time difference between Lukla and Dolpa.

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

On average, flying from Lukla to Dolpa 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 Lukla to Dolpa

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

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 Dolpa Airport
City: Dolpa
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: DOP
ICAO Code: VNDP
Coordinates: 28°59′8″N, 82°49′8″E