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

06/24
1,616 x 98 ft (493 x 30 m) — other (asphalt) — not lighted— threshold 24 displaced 1,616 ft (493 m)

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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 2014/07/26 07:50:

VNKT 260750Z 24004KT 8000 FEW020 FEW025TCU SCT100 28/18 Q1012 NOSIG

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2014/07/25 12:00:

TAF VNKT 250900Z 2512/2612 18008KT 8000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 
      BECMG 2514/2515 00000KT 6000 FEW015 SCT025 BKN100 PROB40 
      TEMPO 2518/2522 FEW025CB OVC090 
      BECMG 2600/2602 5000 BR 
      BECMG 2603/2604 20005KT 7000 
      BECMG 2606/2607 19008KT 8000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 
      TEMPO 2606/2612 5000 -TSRA FEW015 FEW025CB OVC090

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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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.