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Distance between Pokhara (PKR) and Lukla (LUA)

Flight distance from Pokhara to Lukla (Pokhara Airport – Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 172 miles / 276 kilometers / 149 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Pokhara (PKR) to Lukla (LUA) is 315 miles / 507 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 47 minutes.

Pokhara – Lukla

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172
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276
Kilometers
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149
Nautical miles

How far is Lukla from Pokhara?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 171.701 miles
  • 276.326 kilometers
  • 149.204 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
  • 171.421 miles
  • 275.876 kilometers
  • 148.961 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 Pokhara to Lukla?

Estimated flight time from Pokhara Airport to Tenzing–Hillary Airport is 49 minutes.

What is the time difference between Pokhara and Lukla?

There is no time difference between Pokhara and Lukla.

Flight carbon footprint between Pokhara Airport (PKR) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA)

On average flying from Pokhara to Lukla generates about 50 kg of CO2 per passenger, 50 kilograms is equal to 111 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Pokhara to Lukla

Shortest flight path between Pokhara Airport (PKR) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA).

Airport information

Origin Pokhara Airport
City: Pokhara
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: PKR
ICAO Code: VNPK
Coordinates: 28°12′3″N, 83°58′55″E
Destination 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