Pilot information for Lukla Airport

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General information for Lukla Airport

Airport codes: LUA VNLK
Type: local airport(light traffic)
Scheduled airline service: yes
Serves: Lukla, Sagarmatha, Nepal
Latitude: 27.686899 | 27 41.213951 N | N27 41 12
Longitude: 86.729698 | 86 43.781891 E | E086 43 46
Field elevation: 9,380 ft/2,859 m MSL

Radio communication frequencies for Lukla Airport

APP: 122.3 MHz
TWR: 122.5 MHz

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Runways at Lukla Airport

1,616 x 98 ft (493 x 30 m) — other (asphalt) — not lighted— threshold 24 displaced 1,616 ft (493 m)

Members can add and update runway information.

Aviation weather for Lukla Airport

Current conditions (METAR) for Lukla Airport

Closest report is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2015/07/29 16:50:

VNKT 291650Z 00000KT 3000 TSRA FEW008 FEW025CB SCT030 OVC090 21/20 Q1011 NOSIG CB TO S SE N AND NW

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2015/07/28 18:12:

TAF VNKT 281500Z 2818/2918 00000KT 6000 FEW020 SCT030 PROB30 2818/2823 10007KT 5000 TSRA FEW025CB BKN100 
      BECMG 2903/2904 10003KT 7000 FEW015 
      BECMG 2906/2907 15010KT 8000 FEW020 SCT030 PROB30 
      TEMPO 2906/2912 4000 TSRA/SHRA FEW025CB OVC090 
      BECMG 2914/2915 00000KT 7000 FEW015 SCT030

Notices to Airmen (NOTAM) for Lukla Airport

Please confirm all NOTAMs at the original source! These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.

We have no current NOTAMs for Lukla Airport. Please check with an official source to confirm.