# How far is Lukla from Manang?

The distance between Manang (Manang Airport) and Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 174 miles / 280 kilometers / 151 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Manang (NGX) to Lukla (LUA) is 331 miles / 533 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 10 hours 21 minutes.

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## Distance from Manang to Lukla

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 174.023 miles
• 280.063 kilometers
• 151.222 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
• 173.829 miles
• 279.751 kilometers
• 151.054 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 Manang to Lukla?

The estimated flight time from Manang Airport to Tenzing–Hillary Airport is 49 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Manang Airport (NGX) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA)

On average, flying from Manang to Lukla generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 51 kilograms equals 112 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Manang to Lukla

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

## Airport information

Origin Manang Airport
City: Manang
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: NGX
ICAO Code: VNMA
Coordinates: 28°38′29″N, 84°5′21″E
Destination Tenzing–Hillary Airport
City: Lukla
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: LUA
ICAO Code: VNLK
Coordinates: 27°41′12″N, 86°43′46″E