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Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Shanghai (SHA)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Shanghai (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport) is 1081 miles / 1739 kilometers / 939 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Shanghai (SHA) is 1263 miles / 2032 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 44 minutes.

Lanzhou – Shanghai

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1081
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1739
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939
Nautical miles

How far is Shanghai from Lanzhou?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1080.610 miles
  • 1739.073 kilometers
  • 939.025 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
  • 1078.858 miles
  • 1736.254 kilometers
  • 937.502 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport to Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Lanzhou and Shanghai.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Lanzhou to Shanghai generates about 156 kg of CO2 per passenger, 156 kilograms is equal to 343 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lanzhou to Shanghai

Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: SHA
ICAO Code: ZSSS
Coordinates: 31°11′52″N, 121°20′9″E

Airlines flying from Lanzhou (LHW) to Shanghai (SHA)

China Eastern Airlines
Shanghai Airlines