How far is Surkhet from Lukla?

The distance between Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) and Surkhet (Surkhet Airport) is 317 miles / 510 kilometers / 275 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lukla (LUA) to Surkhet (SKH) is 554 miles / 892 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 13 hours 14 minutes.

317
Miles
510
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275
Nautical miles
1 h 6 min

Distance from Lukla to Surkhet

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 317.006 miles
• 510.172 kilometers
• 275.471 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
• 316.479 miles
• 509.324 kilometers
• 275.013 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 Surkhet?

The estimated flight time from Tenzing–Hillary Airport to Surkhet Airport is 1 hour and 6 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lukla and Surkhet?

There is no time difference between Lukla and Surkhet.

Flight carbon footprint between Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA) and Surkhet Airport (SKH)

On average, flying from Lukla to Surkhet generates about 72 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 72 kilograms equals 158 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 Surkhet

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

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 Surkhet Airport
City: Surkhet
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: SKH
ICAO Code: VNSK
Coordinates: 28°35′9″N, 81°38′9″E