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How far is Lukla from Rumjatar?

Distance between Rumjatar (Rumjatar Airport) and Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 29 miles / 46 kilometers / 25 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Rumjatar (RUM) to Lukla (LUA) is 59 miles / 95 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 39 minutes.

Rumjatar Airport – Tenzing–Hillary Airport

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Distance from Rumjatar to Lukla

There are several ways to calculate distance from Rumjatar to Lukla. 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).

How long does it take to fly from Rumjatar to Lukla?

Estimated flight time from Rumjatar Airport to Tenzing–Hillary Airport is 33 minutes.

What is the time difference between Rumjatar and Lukla?

There is no time difference between Rumjatar and Lukla.

Flight carbon footprint between Rumjatar Airport (RUM) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA)

On average flying from Rumjatar to Lukla 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 Rumjatar to Lukla

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

Airport information

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