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Distance between Lukla (LUA) and Janakpur (JKR)

Flight distance from Lukla to Janakpur (Tenzing–Hillary Airport – Janakpur Airport) is 84 miles / 135 kilometers / 73 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Janakpur (JKR) is 165 miles / 265 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 27 minutes.

Lukla – Janakpur

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84
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135
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73
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How far is Janakpur from Lukla?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 83.698 miles
  • 134.699 kilometers
  • 72.732 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
  • 83.835 miles
  • 134.919 kilometers
  • 72.851 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 Janakpur Airport is 39 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Lukla and Janakpur.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lukla to Janakpur generates about 37 kg of CO2 per passenger, 37 kilograms is equal to 82 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 Janakpur

Shortest flight path between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Janakpur Airport (JKR).

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 Janakpur Airport
City: Janakpur
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: JKR
ICAO Code: VNJP
Coordinates: 26°42′31″N, 85°55′20″E