# Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Putao (PBU)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Putao (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Putao Airport) is 730 miles / 1174 kilometers / 634 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Putao (PBU) is 1662 miles / 2675 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Putao Airport (PBU).

## How far is Putao from Lanzhou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 729.633 miles
• 1174.230 kilometers
• 634.033 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
• 730.791 miles
• 1176.094 kilometers
• 635.040 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 Putao Airport
City: Putao
Country: Burma
IATA Code: PBU
ICAO Code: VYPT
Coordinates: 27°19′47″N, 97°25′34″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lanzhou and Putao is 1 hour 30 minutes. Putao is 1 hour 30 minutes behind Lanzhou.

CST

+0630

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (282 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Putao (PBU).

Distance:
730
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
730

Round trip?