# Distance between Kunming (KMG) and Vientiane (VTE)

Flight distance from Kunming to Vientiane (Kunming Changshui International Airport – Wattay International Airport) is 482 miles / 776 kilometers / 419 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Kunming (KMG) to Vientiane (VTE) is 816 miles / 1313 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 20 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kunming to Vientiane.

Shortest flight path between Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG) and Wattay International Airport (VTE).

## How far is Vientiane from Kunming?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Kunming and Vientiane. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 482.030 miles
• 775.752 kilometers
• 418.872 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 484.077 miles
• 779.046 kilometers
• 420.651 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).

## Airport information

A Kunming Changshui International Airport
City: Kunming
Country: China
IATA Code: KMG
ICAO Code: ZPPP
Coordinates: 24°59′32″N, 102°44′38″E

B Wattay International Airport
City: Vientiane
Country: Laos
IATA Code: VTE
ICAO Code: VLVT
Coordinates: 17°59′17″N, 102°33′46″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Kunming and Vientiane is 1 hour. Vientiane is 1 hour behind Kunming.

CST

+07

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (212 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kunming (KMG) → Vientiane (VTE).

Distance:
482
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
482

Round trip?