# Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Leh (IXL)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Leh (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport) is 1478 miles / 2378 kilometers / 1284 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Leh (IXL) is 2213 miles / 3562 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport (IXL).

## How far is Leh from Lanzhou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1477.667 miles
• 2378.075 kilometers
• 1284.058 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
• 1474.445 miles
• 2372.889 kilometers
• 1281.258 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 Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport
City: Leh
Country: India
IATA Code: IXL
ICAO Code: VILH
Coordinates: 34°8′9″N, 77°32′47″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lanzhou and Leh is 2 hours 30 minutes. Leh is 2 hours 30 minutes behind Lanzhou.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 178 kg (393 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Leh (IXL).

Distance:
1478
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1478

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