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Aeronautical current weather observation and short-term forecast for pilots, flight preparation with the METAR (Meteorological Aerodrome Report : current weather report), and TAF (Terminal Aerodrome Forecast: short-term weather forecast message for aviation). And other resources like VAC (Visual Approach Chart) to prepare a flights.

METAR, TAF, VAC Lukla airport (Nepal) / ICAO VNLK/ IATA LUA

Lukla Airport has a runway of approximately 500 meters with a 12 ° slope, making landings particularly difficult. The airport mainly serves Mount Everest base camp. Since 2001, the runway has been paved, which improves flight safety.

This airport is in an unusual configuration. It is part of private or dangerous airports.

Lukla airport (Nepal) is located close to Lukla, Chaurikharka at 1 mile, Lukla at 1 mile, Chaunrikharka at 2 mile, Solukhumbū at 5 mile, Jubing at 7 mile, Namche Bazar at 9 mile, Jaro at 9 mile, Dole at 10 mile, Thyāngboche at 10 mile, Thyanboche at 11 mile,

Elevation : 2859 m = 9380 ft


weather : scattered clouds at Chaurikharka

nuages épars
34 °F
25↗37 °F

Wind 4 mph

snow alert with 2 in at Chaurikharka

Hotels in Lukla


aerial view of Lukla

METAR for Lukla airport - VNLK

No METAR for Lukla airport, but aviation weather is available at for Kathmandu airport (VNKT) at 135 km

TAF for Lukla airport - VNLK

No TAF but aviation weather is available at for Kathmandu airport (VNKT) at 135 km

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