# How far is Lukla from Tumling Tar?

The distance between Tumling Tar (Tumlingtar Airport) and Lukla (Tenzing–Hillary Airport) is 38 miles / 62 kilometers / 33 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Tumling Tar (TMI) to Lukla (LUA) is 234 miles / 376 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 43 minutes.

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## Distance from Tumling Tar to Lukla

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Tumling Tar to Lukla. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 38.288 miles
• 61.618 kilometers
• 33.271 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
• 38.308 miles
• 61.651 kilometers
• 33.289 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 Tumling Tar to Lukla?

The estimated flight time from Tumlingtar Airport to Tenzing–Hillary Airport is 34 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Tumlingtar Airport (TMI) and Tenzing–Hillary Airport (LUA)

On average, flying from Tumling Tar to Lukla generates about 31 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 31 kilograms equals 68 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Tumling Tar to Lukla

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

## Airport information

Origin Tumlingtar Airport
City: Tumling Tar
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: TMI
ICAO Code: VNTR
Coordinates: 27°18′54″N, 87°11′35″E
Destination Tenzing–Hillary Airport
City: Lukla
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: LUA
ICAO Code: VNLK
Coordinates: 27°41′12″N, 86°43′46″E