Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Shangri-La (DIG)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Shangri-La (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Diqing Shangri-La Airport) is 644 miles / 1036 kilometers / 559 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Shangri-La (DIG) is 1162 miles / 1870 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 59 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lanzhou to Shangri-La.

Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Diqing Shangri-La Airport (DIG).

How far is Shangri-La from Lanzhou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 643.683 miles
• 1035.908 kilometers
• 559.346 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
• 645.055 miles
• 1038.115 kilometers
• 560.537 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 Diqing Shangri-La Airport
City: Shangri-La
Country: China
IATA Code: DIG
ICAO Code: ZPDQ
Coordinates: 27°47′36″N, 99°40′37″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lanzhou and Shangri-La.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (260 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Shangri-La (DIG).

Distance:
644
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
644

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