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 2015/03/31 10:50:

VNKT 311050Z 28007KT 8000 FEW025 SCT030 21/12 Q1014 NOSIG

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2015/03/31 06:12:

TAF TAF VNKT 310300Z 3106/0106 21005KT 7000 FEW020 
      BECMG 3108/3109 22008KT 9999 SCT030 PROB40 
      TEMPO 3108/3112 4000 -TSRA FEW025CB BKN100 
      BECMG 3114/3115 00000KT 6000 FEW020 
      BECMG 0100/0102 2000 BR FEW015 
      BECMG 0103/0104 09003KT 3000 BR FEW015 
      BECMG 0105/0106 19005KT 6000 FEW020

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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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