# Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Datong (DAT)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Datong (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Datong Yungang Airport) is 589 miles / 948 kilometers / 512 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Datong (DAT) is 740 miles / 1191 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 40 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lanzhou to Datong.

Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Datong Yungang Airport (DAT).

## How far is Datong from Lanzhou?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lanzhou and Datong. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 588.797 miles
• 947.576 kilometers
• 511.650 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
• 587.804 miles
• 945.979 kilometers
• 510.788 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 Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport
City: Lanzhou
Country: China
IATA Code: LHW
ICAO Code: ZLLL
Coordinates: 36°30′54″N, 103°37′12″E

B Datong Yungang Airport
City: Datong
Country: China
IATA Code: DAT
ICAO Code: ZBDT
Coordinates: 40°3′37″N, 113°28′55″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lanzhou and Datong.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (245 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Datong (DAT).

Distance:
589
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
589

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