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How far is Shymkent from Almaty?

The distance between Almaty (Almaty International Airport) and Shymkent (Shymkent International Airport) is 390 miles / 627 kilometers / 339 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Almaty (ALA) to Shymkent (CIT) is 443 miles / 713 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 3 minutes.

Almaty International Airport – Shymkent International Airport

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Distance from Almaty to Shymkent

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Almaty to Shymkent. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 389.869 miles
  • 627.434 kilometers
  • 338.787 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
  • 388.873 miles
  • 625.831 kilometers
  • 337.922 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

How long does it take to fly from Almaty to Shymkent?

The estimated flight time from Almaty International Airport to Shymkent International Airport is 1 hour and 14 minutes.

What is the time difference between Almaty and Shymkent?

There is no time difference between Almaty and Shymkent.

Flight carbon footprint between Almaty International Airport (ALA) and Shymkent International Airport (CIT)

On average, flying from Almaty to Shymkent generates about 82 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 82 kilograms equals 182 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Almaty to Shymkent

Shortest flight path between Almaty International Airport (ALA) and Shymkent International Airport (CIT).

Airport information

Origin Almaty International Airport
City: Almaty
Country: Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan
IATA Code: ALA
ICAO Code: UAAA
Coordinates: 43°21′7″N, 77°2′25″E
Destination Shymkent International Airport
City: Shymkent
Country: Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan
IATA Code: CIT
ICAO Code: UAII
Coordinates: 42°21′51″N, 69°28′44″E

Airlines flying from Almaty (ALA) to Shymkent (CIT)

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