Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Kunming (KMG)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Kunming (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Kunming Changshui International Airport) is 795 miles / 1280 kilometers / 691 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Kunming (KMG) is 1094 miles / 1760 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 56 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lanzhou to Kunming.

Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG).

How far is Kunming from Lanzhou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 795.498 miles
• 1280.231 kilometers
• 691.269 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
• 797.835 miles
• 1283.991 kilometers
• 693.300 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 Kunming Changshui International Airport
City: Kunming
Country: China
IATA Code: KMG
ICAO Code: ZPPP
Coordinates: 24°59′32″N, 102°44′38″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lanzhou and Kunming.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 134 kg (296 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Kunming (KMG).

Distance:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
795

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