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 2014/09/02 11:50:

VNKT 021150Z 20006KT 9999 FEW020 FEW025CB SCT030 24/19 Q1012 NOSIG CB TO N

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2014/09/01 06:00:

TAF VNKT 010300Z 0106/0206 18005KT 8000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 
      BECMG 0107/0108 25008KT 9000 FEW020 SCT030 BKN100 
      BECMG 0113/0114 00000KT FEW015 SCT025 BKN090 
      BECMG 0200/0202 5000 BR FEW010 SCT025 BKN090 
      BECMG 0205/0206 7000 FEW020 SCT030 PROB30 
      TEMPO 0110/0118 4000 -TSRA/SHRA FEW010 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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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.