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Distance between Lukla (LUA) and Rukumkot (RUK)

Flight distance from Lukla to Rukumkot (Tenzing–Hillary Airport – Chaurjahari Airport) is 284 miles / 457 kilometers / 247 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Rukumkot (RUK) is 551 miles / 886 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 38 minutes.

Lukla – Rukumkot

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284
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457
Kilometers
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247
Nautical miles

How far is Rukumkot from Lukla?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 284.204 miles
  • 457.382 kilometers
  • 246.967 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
  • 283.752 miles
  • 456.655 kilometers
  • 246.574 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 Chaurjahari Airport is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Lukla and Rukumkot.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lukla to Rukumkot generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, 67 kilograms is equal to 147 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 Rukumkot

Shortest flight path between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Chaurjahari Airport (RUK).

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 Chaurjahari Airport
City: Rukumkot
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: RUK
ICAO Code: VNRK
Coordinates: 28°37′37″N, 82°11′41″E