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Distance between Lukla (LUA) and Rumjatar (RUM)

Flight distance from Lukla to Rumjatar (Tenzing–Hillary Airport – Rumjatar Airport) is 29 miles / 46 kilometers / 25 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Rumjatar (RUM) is 62 miles / 100 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 43 minutes.

Lukla – Rumjatar

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29
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46
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25
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How far is Rumjatar from Lukla?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 28.603 miles
  • 46.031 kilometers
  • 24.855 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
  • 28.679 miles
  • 46.155 kilometers
  • 24.922 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 Rumjatar Airport is 33 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Lukla and Rumjatar.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lukla to Rumjatar generates about 29 kg of CO2 per passenger, 29 kilograms is equal to 64 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 Rumjatar

Shortest flight path between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Rumjatar Airport (RUM).

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 Rumjatar Airport
City: Rumjatar
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: RUM
ICAO Code: VNRT
Coordinates: 27°18′12″N, 86°33′1″E