Map of flight path and driving directions from Lanzhou to Golmud.
Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Golmud Airport (GOQ).
How far is Golmud from Lanzhou?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Lanzhou and Golmud. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 491.934 miles
- 791.692 kilometers
- 427.479 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
- 490.804 miles
- 789.872 kilometers
- 426.497 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Lanzhou and Golmud is 2 hours. Golmud is 2 hours behind Lanzhou.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (215 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Lanzhou (LHW) → Golmud (GOQ).