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

B Lhasa Gonggar Airport
City: Lhasa
Country: 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.

CST

+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?