# How far is La Paz from Cusco?

The distance between Cusco (Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport) and La Paz (El Alto International Airport) is 323 miles / 520 kilometers / 281 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cusco (CUZ) to La Paz (LPB) is 403 miles / 648 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 10 minutes.

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## Distance from Cusco to La Paz

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cusco to La Paz. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 323.366 miles
• 520.407 kilometers
• 280.997 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
• 323.747 miles
• 521.020 kilometers
• 281.328 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 Cusco to La Paz?

The estimated flight time from Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport to El Alto International Airport is 1 hour and 6 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) and El Alto International Airport (LPB)

On average, flying from Cusco to La Paz generates about 73 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 73 kilograms equals 160 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cusco to La Paz

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) and El Alto International Airport (LPB).

## Airport information

Origin Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
City: Cusco
Country: Perú
IATA Code: CUZ
ICAO Code: SPZO
Coordinates: 13°32′8″S, 71°56′19″W
Destination El Alto International Airport
City: La Paz
Country: Bolivia
IATA Code: LPB
ICAO Code: SLLP
Coordinates: 16°30′47″S, 68°11′32″W