# 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
IATA Code: LHW
ICAO Code: ZLLL
Coordinates: 36°30′54″N, 103°37′12″E

B Golmud Airport
City: Golmud
Country: 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.

CST

+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?