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How far is Jomsom from Lukla?

The distance between Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) and Jomsom (Jomsom Airport) is 198 miles / 319 kilometers / 172 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Jomsom (JMO) is 409 miles / 659 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 0 minutes.

Tenzing–Hillary Airport – Jomsom Airport

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Distance from Lukla to Jomsom

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Lukla to Jomsom. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 198.220 miles
  • 319.004 kilometers
  • 172.248 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
  • 198.000 miles
  • 318.650 kilometers
  • 172.057 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 Jomsom?

The estimated flight time from Tenzing–Hillary Airport to Jomsom Airport is 52 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lukla and Jomsom?

There is no time difference between Lukla and Jomsom.

Flight carbon footprint between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Jomsom Airport (JMO)

On average, flying from Lukla to Jomsom generates about 54 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 54 kilograms equals 119 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 Jomsom

Shortest flight path between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Jomsom Airport (JMO).

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 Jomsom Airport
City: Jomsom
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: JMO
ICAO Code: VNJS
Coordinates: 28°46′49″N, 83°43′22″E