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Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Lhasa (LXA)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Lhasa (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Lhasa Gonggar Airport) is 889 miles / 1431 kilometers / 773 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 11 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Lhasa (LXA) is 1349 miles / 2171 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA).

How far is Lhasa from Lanzhou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 889.267 miles
  • 1431.137 kilometers
  • 772.752 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
  • 888.715 miles
  • 1430.248 kilometers
  • 772.272 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 Lhasa Gonggar Airport
City: Lhasa
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: LXA
ICAO Code: ZULS
Coordinates: 29°17′52″N, 90°54′42″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lanzhou

 CST

Lhasa

 +06

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 143 kg (315 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Lhasa (LXA).

Distance:
889
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
889

Round trip?