# How far is Lukla from Rumjatar?

The distance between Rumjatar (Rumjatar Airport) and Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 29 miles / 46 kilometers / 25 nautical miles.

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

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## Distance from Rumjatar to Lukla

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Rumjatar to Lukla. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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?

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

## 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, and 29 kilograms equals 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

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

## Airport information

Origin Rumjatar Airport
City: Rumjatar
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: RUM
ICAO Code: VNRT
Coordinates: 27°18′12″N, 86°33′1″E
Destination Tenzing–Hillary Airport
City: Lukla
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: LUA
ICAO Code: VNLK
Coordinates: 27°41′12″N, 86°43′46″E