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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 Flag of China
IATA Code: KMG
ICAO Code: ZPPP
Coordinates: 24°59′32″N, 102°44′38″E

B Wattay International Airport
City: Vientiane
Country: Laos Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Kunming

 CST

Vientiane

 +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?