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 2014/04/18 09:50:

VNKT 180950Z 27006KT 7000 SCT025 28/02 Q1016 NOSIG

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2014/04/16 00:24:

TAF TAF VNKT 162100Z 1700/1724 00000KT 3000 BR FEW020 SCT100 PROB30 1701/1703 2000 BR 
      BECMG 1704/1705 13005KT 5000 HZ SCT025 
      BECMG 1707/1709 23010KT 8000 FEW FEW025 SCT100 PROB40 
      TEMPO 1708/1714 VRB15KT 4000 TSRA FEW025CB BKN100 
      BECMG 1714/1715 00000KT 6000 FEW020 SCT100

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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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