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 2014/07/30 17:50:

VNKT 301750Z 00000KT 8000 -RA FEW020 FEW025CB SCT030 OVC090 23/21 Q1013 NOSIG CB TO NW NE AND S

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2014/07/30 12:00:

TAF VNKT 300900Z 3012/3012 22005KT 8000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 
      BECMG 3014/3015 00000KT 7000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN090 
      BECMG 3100/3102 5000 BR FEW010 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 3104/3105 14006KT 8000 FEW020 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 3107/3109 25008KT 9000 FEW010 SCT030 BKN100 PROB40 
      TEMPO 3012/3100 3000 TSRA/SHRA FEW020CB 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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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.