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)

Members can add and update runway information.

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 2014/09/16 05:50:

VNKT 160550Z 17005KT 8000 SCT020 27/19 Q1012 NOSIG

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2014/09/15 06:00:

TAF VNKT 150300Z 1506/1606 24005KT 7000 FEW020 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 1513/1514 00000KT 6000 FW015 SCT025 BKN100 
      BECMG 1600/1602 5000 BR 
      BECMG 1604/1605 12005KT 8000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 PROB40 
      TEMPO 1510/1518 25010KT 4000 TSRA FEW010 FEW020CB 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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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.