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How far is Simikot from Lukla?

The distance between Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) and Simikot (Simikot Airport) is 337 miles / 542 kilometers / 293 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Simikot (IMK) is 800 miles / 1288 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 23 hours 1 minutes.

Tenzing–Hillary Airport – Simikot Airport

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337
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542
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293
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Distance from Lukla to Simikot

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Lukla to Simikot. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

How long does it take to fly from Lukla to Simikot?

The estimated flight time from Tenzing–Hillary Airport to Simikot Airport is 1 hour and 8 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lukla and Simikot?

There is no time difference between Lukla and Simikot.

Flight carbon footprint between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Simikot Airport (IMK)

On average, flying from Lukla to Simikot generates about 75 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 75 kilograms equals 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 Lukla to Simikot

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

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