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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 21 hours 25 minutes.

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).

How far is Shanghai from Lanzhou?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lanzhou and Shanghai. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lanzhou and Shanghai.

Time Difference

Lanzhou

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Shanghai

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (343 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Shanghai (SHA).

Distance:
1081
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1081

Round trip?