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Distance between Lukla (LUA) and Pokhara (PKR)

Flight distance from Lukla to Pokhara (Tenzing–Hillary Airport – Pokhara Airport) is 172 miles / 276 kilometers / 149 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Pokhara (PKR) is 362 miles / 582 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 29 minutes.

Lukla – Pokhara

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172
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276
Kilometers
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149
Nautical miles

How far is Pokhara from Lukla?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 171.701 miles
  • 276.326 kilometers
  • 149.204 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
  • 171.421 miles
  • 275.876 kilometers
  • 148.961 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 Pokhara Airport is 49 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Lukla and Pokhara.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lukla to Pokhara generates about 50 kg of CO2 per passenger, 50 kilograms is equal to 111 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 Pokhara

Shortest flight path between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Pokhara Airport (PKR).

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 Pokhara Airport
City: Pokhara
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: PKR
ICAO Code: VNPK
Coordinates: 28°12′3″N, 83°58′55″E