# Distance between Lanzhou (LHW) and Simao (SYM)

Flight distance from Lanzhou to Simao (Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport – Pu'er Simao Airport) is 958 miles / 1543 kilometers / 833 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 18 minutes.

Driving distance from Lanzhou (LHW) to Simao (SYM) is 1344 miles / 2163 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW) and Pu'er Simao Airport (SYM).

## How far is Simao from Lanzhou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 958.480 miles
• 1542.525 kilometers
• 832.897 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
• 961.336 miles
• 1547.120 kilometers
• 835.378 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 Pu'er Simao Airport
City: Simao
Country: China
IATA Code: SYM
ICAO Code: ZPSM
Coordinates: 22°47′35″N, 100°57′32″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lanzhou and Simao.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 148 kg (326 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lanzhou (LHW) → Simao (SYM).

Distance:
958
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
958

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