# Distance between Mae Sot (MAQ) and Vientiane (VTE)

Flight distance from Mae Sot to Vientiane (Mae Sot Airport – Wattay International Airport) is 280 miles / 450 kilometers / 243 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Mae Sot (MAQ) to Vientiane (VTE) is 432 miles / 696 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 40 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Mae Sot to Vientiane.

Shortest flight path between Mae Sot Airport (MAQ) and Wattay International Airport (VTE).

## How far is Vientiane from Mae Sot?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Mae Sot and Vientiane. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 279.753 miles
• 450.219 kilometers
• 243.099 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
• 279.530 miles
• 449.860 kilometers
• 242.905 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 Mae Sot Airport
City: Mae Sot
Country: Thailand
IATA Code: MAQ
ICAO Code: VTPM
Coordinates: 16°41′59″N, 98°32′42″E

B Wattay International Airport
City: Vientiane
Country: Laos
IATA Code: VTE
ICAO Code: VLVT
Coordinates: 17°59′17″N, 102°33′46″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Mae Sot and Vientiane.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (146 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Mae Sot (MAQ) → Vientiane (VTE).

Distance:
280
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
280

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