# Distance between Putao (PBU) and Chiang Rai (CEI)

Flight distance from Putao to Chiang Rai (Putao Airport – Chiang Rai International Airport) is 531 miles / 855 kilometers / 461 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Putao (PBU) to Chiang Rai (CEI) is 966 miles / 1555 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 38 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Putao to Chiang Rai.

Shortest flight path between Putao Airport (PBU) and Chiang Rai International Airport (CEI).

## How far is Chiang Rai from Putao?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Putao and Chiang Rai. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 531.023 miles
• 854.599 kilometers
• 461.447 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
• 532.881 miles
• 857.589 kilometers
• 463.061 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 Putao Airport
City: Putao
Country: Burma
IATA Code: PBU
ICAO Code: VYPT
Coordinates: 27°19′47″N, 97°25′34″E

B Chiang Rai International Airport
City: Chiang Rai
Country: Thailand
IATA Code: CEI
ICAO Code: VTCT
Coordinates: 19°57′8″N, 99°52′58″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Putao and Chiang Rai is 30 minutes. Chiang Rai is 30 minutes ahead of Putao.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 103 kg (227 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Putao (PBU) → Chiang Rai (CEI).

Distance:
531
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
531

Round trip?