# How far is Vientiane from Luang Namtha?

The distance between Luang Namtha (Louang Namtha Airport) and Vientiane (Wattay International Airport) is 218 miles / 352 kilometers / 190 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Luang Namtha (LXG) to Vientiane (VTE) is 376 miles / 605 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 0 minutes.

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## Distance from Luang Namtha to Vientiane

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Luang Namtha to Vientiane. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 218.481 miles
• 351.610 kilometers
• 189.854 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 219.305 miles
• 352.936 kilometers
• 190.570 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Luang Namtha to Vientiane?

The estimated flight time from Louang Namtha Airport to Wattay International Airport is 54 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Louang Namtha Airport (LXG) and Wattay International Airport (VTE)

On average, flying from Luang Namtha to Vientiane generates about 57 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 57 kilograms equals 126 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Luang Namtha to Vientiane

See the map of the shortest flight path between Louang Namtha Airport (LXG) and Wattay International Airport (VTE).

## Airport information

Origin Louang Namtha Airport
City: Luang Namtha
Country: Laos
IATA Code: LXG
ICAO Code: VLLN
Coordinates: 20°58′1″N, 101°24′0″E
Destination Wattay International Airport
City: Vientiane
Country: Laos
IATA Code: VTE
ICAO Code: VLVT
Coordinates: 17°59′17″N, 102°33′46″E