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 2015/08/31 16:50:

VNKT 311650Z 24003KT 7000 -TS FEW015 FEW025CB SCT030 BKN100 23/20 Q1011 NOSIG CB TO SE AND SW

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2015/08/29 12:15:

TAF TAF VNKT 290900Z 2912/3012 24005KT 8000 FEW020 SCT100 
      BECMG 2914/2915 00000KT 7000 FEW015 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 3000/3002 4000 -RA/BR FEW010 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 3004/3005 12005KT 7000 FEW015 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 3007/3009 20008KT 9000 
      TEMPO 3008/3012 VRB12KT 3000 TSRA/SHRA 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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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.