# Distance between Mandalay (MDL) and Kunming (KMG)

Flight distance from Mandalay to Kunming (Mandalay International Airport – Kunming Changshui International Airport) is 486 miles / 782 kilometers / 422 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Mandalay (MDL) to Kunming (KMG) is 745 miles / 1199 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 42 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Mandalay to Kunming.

Shortest flight path between Mandalay International Airport (MDL) and Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG).

## How far is Kunming from Mandalay?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Mandalay and Kunming. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 485.783 miles
• 781.792 kilometers
• 422.134 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
• 485.584 miles
• 781.472 kilometers
• 421.961 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 Mandalay International Airport
City: Mandalay
Country: Burma
IATA Code: MDL
ICAO Code: VYMD
Coordinates: 21°42′7″N, 95°58′40″E

B Kunming Changshui International Airport
City: Kunming
Country: China
IATA Code: KMG
ICAO Code: ZPPP
Coordinates: 24°59′32″N, 102°44′38″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Mandalay and Kunming is 1 hour 30 minutes. Kunming is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Mandalay.

+0630

CST

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (213 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Mandalay (MDL) → Kunming (KMG).

Distance:
486
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
486

Round trip?