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 2015/01/29 09:50:

VNKT 290950Z 22007KT 9999 FEW020 18/01 Q1017 NOSIG

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2015/01/27 00:12:

TAF TAF VNKT 272100Z 2800/2824 00000KT 3000 BR FEW015 PROB30 
      TEMPO 2800/2803 1000 MIFG 
      BECMG 2805/2806 20005KT 5000 HZ FEW020 SCT100 
      BECMG 2806/2807 25007KT 8000 PROB30 
      TEMPO 2807/2812 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 
      BECMG 2814/2815 00000KT 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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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.