# How far is Janakpur from Lukla?

The distance between Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) and Janakpur (Janakpur Airport) is 84 miles / 135 kilometers / 73 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Janakpur (JKR) is 167 miles / 268 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 21 minutes.

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## Distance from Lukla to Janakpur

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

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Lukla to Janakpur?

The estimated flight time from Tenzing–Hillary Airport to Janakpur Airport is 39 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Lukla and Janakpur?

There is no time difference between Lukla and Janakpur.

## Flight carbon footprint between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Janakpur Airport (JKR)

On average, flying from Lukla to Janakpur generates about 37 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 37 kilograms equals 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

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

## Airport information

Origin Tenzing–Hillary Airport
City: Lukla
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: LUA
ICAO Code: VNLK
Coordinates: 27°41′12″N, 86°43′46″E
Destination Janakpur Airport
City: Janakpur
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: JKR
ICAO Code: VNJP
Coordinates: 26°42′31″N, 85°55′20″E