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Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Shigatse (RKZ)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Shigatse (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Shigatse Peace Airport) is 965 miles / 1554 kilometers / 839 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Shigatse (RKZ) is 1397 miles / 2249 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ).

How far is Shigatse from Lanzhou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 965.394 miles
  • 1553.651 kilometers
  • 838.905 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
  • 964.558 miles
  • 1552.305 kilometers
  • 838.178 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 Shigatse Peace Airport
City: Shigatse
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: RKZ
ICAO Code: ZURK
Coordinates: 29°21′6″N, 89°18′41″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lanzhou and Shigatse.

Time Difference

Lanzhou

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Shigatse

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (327 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Shigatse (RKZ).

Distance:
965
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
965

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