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 2015/07/03 19:50:

VNKT 031950Z 19003KT 6000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 22/20 Q1008 NOSIG

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2015/06/30 18:00:

TAF VNKT 301500Z 3018/0118 00000KT 5000 BR FEW020 SCT030 PROB30 3018/3022 15008KT 3000 TSRA FEW025CB OVC090 
      BECMG 0103/0104 6000 BR FEW015 
      BECMG 0106/0107 15005KT 8000 FEW020 SCT030 
      BECMG 0114/0115 00000KT 6000 FEW020 SCT030 PROB40 
      TEMPO 0109/0115 VRB12KT 3000 TSRA 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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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.