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How far is Aktau from Shymkent?

The distance between Shymkent (Shymkent International Airport) and Aktau (Aktau Airport) is 934 miles / 1503 kilometers / 811 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 2 hours and 16 minutes.

Driving distance from Shymkent (CIT) to Aktau (SCO) is 1379 miles / 2219 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 49 minutes.

Shymkent International Airport – Aktau Airport

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Distance from Shymkent to Aktau

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 933.676 miles
  • 1502.605 kilometers
  • 811.342 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
  • 931.214 miles
  • 1498.644 kilometers
  • 809.203 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 Shymkent to Aktau?

The estimated flight time from Shymkent International Airport to Aktau Airport is 2 hours and 16 minutes.

What is the time difference between Shymkent and Aktau?

The time difference between Shymkent and Aktau is 1 hour. Aktau is 1 hour behind Shymkent.

Flight carbon footprint between Shymkent International Airport (CIT) and Aktau Airport (SCO)

On average, flying from Shymkent to Aktau generates about 146 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 146 kilograms equals 322 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Shymkent to Aktau

Shortest flight path between Shymkent International Airport (CIT) and Aktau Airport (SCO).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Aktau Airport
City: Aktau
Country: Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan
IATA Code: SCO
ICAO Code: UATE
Coordinates: 43°51′36″N, 51°5′31″E