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Lukla Airport



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LUA Airport Location

27-41-12.8371N (27.686899)
086-43-46.9135E (86.729698)
9380 feet MSL (2859 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
0.4 E (as of April 2018 from WMM2015 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC +5.75 (Standard Time)
UTC +5.75 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
0 N.M. of Lukla, Sagarmatha

LUA Airport Runways Show all runways...

Longest Runway: 06/24 is 1616 ft (493 m) long
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LUA Airport General Information

Traffic Pattern Altitude: 
10380 feet (3164 m)

LUA Airport Services

LUA Airport Contact Information


LUA Airport Flight Service Stations

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Where to Stay Near LUA Airport: Hotels, Motels, Resorts, B&Bs, Campgrounds

Hotels Near LUA Airport

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Pet Friendly Rating Miles from LUA Airport Price
no Yeti Mountain Home, Lukla 0.4 140.00 USD
no Yeti Mountain Home, Monjo 5.8 177.00 USD
no Yeti Mountain Home, Phakding 6.0 177.00 USD
no Yeti Mountain Home, Namche 8.3 140.00 USD
no Yeti Mountain Home, Kongde 10.4 140.00 USD
no Yeti Mountain Home, Thame 11.1 140.00 USD
no Peaceful Cottage & Cafe du mont 73.8 40.00 USD
no Bhangeri Durbar Resort 73.9 80.00 USD
no Club Himalaya 74.0 105.66 USD
no Hilltake Health & Homes 76.8 65.00 USD
no Cosy Hotel 79.6 30.00 USD
no Gokarna Forest Resort 81.5 140.00 USD
no Shambaling Boutique Hotel 83.5 64.00 USD
no Hotel Manohara 83.8 30.00 USD
no Hotel Tibet International 83.8 161.00 USD
no Park Village Hotel 84.0 135.00 USD
yes Royal Astoria Hotel 84.7 30.00 USD
no The Everest Hotel 84.9 135.00 USD
no Hotel Melungtse Pvt.Ltd 85.2 25.00 USD
yes Ambassador Garden Home 85.8 78.00 USD
no Hotel Cascade 86.1 42.00 USD
no Dream Garden Inn 86.1 12.00 USD
no Hotel Manaslu 86.2 55.00 USD
no Hotel Tibet 86.2 91.00 USD
no Pariwar B&B 86.2 25.50 USD
Distances are approximate, and may vary depending on the location of start and actual route traveled from the airport.

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