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)

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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 2015/02/28 21:50:

VNKT 282150Z 18003KT 7000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 11/08 Q1019 NOSIG

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2015/02/28 18:09:

TAF TAF VNKT 281500Z 2818/0118 00000KT 6000 FEW020 SCT100 BKN250 
      BECMG 0100/0102 3000 BR FEW015 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 0103/0104 13003KT 4000 BR FEW020 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 0105/0106 24005KT 5000 BR FEW025 SCT030 BKN100 
      BECMG 0108/0109 30010KT 8000 FEW025 SCT030 BKN100 
      BECMG 0113/0114 00000KT 6000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 PROB40 
      TEMPO 0100/0112 28010KT 3000 TSRA/SHRA FEW020CB SCT025 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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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.