# Distance between Rukumkot (RUK) and Lukla (LUA)

Flight distance from Rukumkot to Lukla (Chaurjahari Airport – Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 284 miles / 457 kilometers / 247 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Rukumkot (RUK) to Lukla (LUA) is 549 miles / 883 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 27 minutes.

284
Miles
457
Kilometers
247
Nautical miles
1 h 2 min

## How far is Lukla from Rukumkot?

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

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 Rukumkot to Lukla?

Estimated flight time from Chaurjahari Airport to Tenzing–Hillary Airport is 1 hour 2 minutes.

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

There is no time difference between Rukumkot and Lukla.

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

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

Shortest flight path between Chaurjahari Airport (RUK) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA).

## Airport information

Origin Chaurjahari Airport
City: Rukumkot
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: RUK
ICAO Code: VNRK
Coordinates: 28°37′37″N, 82°11′41″E
Destination Tenzing–Hillary Airport
City: Lukla
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: LUA
ICAO Code: VNLK
Coordinates: 27°41′12″N, 86°43′46″E