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 2015/05/05 09:50:

VNKT 050950Z 30006KT 210V030 9999 FEW020 29/12 Q1013 NOSIG

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2015/04/26 06:36:

TAF TAF VNKT 260300Z 2606/2706 25005KT 5000 HZ FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 
      BECMG 2607/2609 29010KT 7000 FEW025 BKN100 PROB40 
      TEMPO 2608/2614 VRB15KT 4000 -TSRA FEW025CB OVC090 
      BECMG 2614/2615 00000KT 6000 FEW020 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 2700/2702 3000 BR FEW015 SCT100 
      BECMG 2704/2705 16005KT 5000 HZ FEW020 SCT100

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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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