Pilot information for Lukla Airport

[ general | frequencies | runways | weather | notam | navaids | links ]

Caution: This page displays community-maintained data: information may be missing, incorrect, or out of date. Please confirm with an official source before making travel plans.

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

Members can add and update frequencies.

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)

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 2014/10/22 19:50:

VNKT 221950Z 00000KT 7000 FEW025 13/12 Q1022 NOSIG

Forecast (TAF) for Lukla Airport

Closest forecast is Tribhuvan International Airport, 72.9 nm (135.0 km) W. Retrieved 2014/10/21 00:00:

TAF VNKT 212100Z 2200/2224 00000KT 3000 BR FEW015 PROB40 
      TEMPO 2200/2203 1000 MIFG 
      BECMG 2203/2204 09005KT 5000 BR 
      BECMG 2205/2206 15008KT 9999 FEW020 SCT030 
      BECMG 2214/2215 00000KT 7000 FEW020 PROB30 
      TEMPO 2208/2214 5000 TSRA FEW025CB

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 These are for information only, and may be wrong, out of date, or incomplete.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