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Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Golmud (GOQ)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Golmud (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Golmud Airport) is 492 miles / 792 kilometers / 427 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Golmud (GOQ) is 621 miles / 1000 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 50 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport
City: Lanzhou
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: LHW
ICAO Code: ZLLL
Coordinates: 36°30′54″N, 103°37′12″E

B Golmud Airport
City: Golmud
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: GOQ
ICAO Code: ZLGM
Coordinates: 36°24′2″N, 94°47′9″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lanzhou and Golmud is 2 hours. Golmud is 2 hours behind Lanzhou.

Time Difference

Lanzhou

 CST

Golmud

 +06

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (215 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Golmud (GOQ).

Distance:
492
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
492

Round trip?