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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Lanzhou

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Leh

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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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