# How far is Taichung from Orchid Island?

The distance between Orchid Island (Lanyu Airport) and Taichung (Taichung International Airport) is 165 miles / 265 kilometers / 143 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Orchid Island (KYD) to Taichung (RMQ) is 200 miles / 322 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 46 minutes.

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## Distance from Orchid Island to Taichung

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Orchid Island to Taichung. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 164.603 miles
• 264.902 kilometers
• 143.036 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
• 165.153 miles
• 265.788 kilometers
• 143.514 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 Orchid Island to Taichung?

The estimated flight time from Lanyu Airport to Taichung International Airport is 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lanyu Airport (KYD) and Taichung International Airport (RMQ)

On average, flying from Orchid Island to Taichung generates about 49 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 49 kilograms equals 109 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Orchid Island to Taichung

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lanyu Airport (KYD) and Taichung International Airport (RMQ).

## Airport information

Origin Lanyu Airport
City: Orchid Island
Country: Taiwan
IATA Code: KYD
ICAO Code: RCLY
Coordinates: 22°1′37″N, 121°32′6″E
Destination Taichung International Airport
City: Taichung
Country: Taiwan
IATA Code: RMQ
ICAO Code: RCMQ
Coordinates: 24°15′52″N, 120°37′15″E