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Distance between Surkhet (SKH) and Lukla (LUA)

Flight distance from Surkhet to Lukla (Surkhet Airport – Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 317 miles / 510 kilometers / 275 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Surkhet (SKH) to Lukla (LUA) is 553 miles / 890 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 22 minutes.

Surkhet – Lukla

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317
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510
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275
Nautical miles

How far is Lukla from Surkhet?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 317.006 miles
  • 510.172 kilometers
  • 275.471 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
  • 316.479 miles
  • 509.324 kilometers
  • 275.013 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Surkhet Airport to Tenzing–Hillary Airport is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Surkhet and Lukla.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Surkhet to Lukla generates about 72 kg of CO2 per passenger, 72 kilograms is equal to 158 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Surkhet to Lukla

Shortest flight path between Surkhet Airport (SKH) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA).

Airport information

Origin Surkhet Airport
City: Surkhet
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: SKH
ICAO Code: VNSK
Coordinates: 28°35′9″N, 81°38′9″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