# How far is Rukumkot from Lukla?

The distance between Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) and Rukumkot (Chaurjahari Airport) is 284 miles / 457 kilometers / 247 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Rukumkot (RUK) is 549 miles / 884 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 27 minutes.

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## Distance from Lukla to Rukumkot

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

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).

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

The estimated flight time from Tenzing–Hillary Airport to Chaurjahari Airport is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Lukla and Rukumkot.

## Flight carbon footprint between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Chaurjahari Airport (RUK)

On average, flying from Lukla to Rukumkot generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 67 kilograms equals 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

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

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