Distance between Putao (PBU) and Luang Namtha (LXG)

Flight distance from Putao to Luang Namtha (Putao Airport – Louang Namtha Airport) is 505 miles / 812 kilometers / 439 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Putao (PBU) to Luang Namtha (LXG) is 972 miles / 1564 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 32 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Putao to Luang Namtha.

Shortest flight path between Putao Airport (PBU) and Louang Namtha Airport (LXG).

How far is Luang Namtha from Putao?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 504.620 miles
• 812.107 kilometers
• 438.503 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
• 505.901 miles
• 814.169 kilometers
• 439.616 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 Louang Namtha Airport
City: Luang Namtha
Country: Laos
IATA Code: LXG
ICAO Code: VLLN
Coordinates: 20°58′1″N, 101°24′0″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Putao and Luang Namtha is 30 minutes. Luang Namtha is 30 minutes ahead of Putao.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (219 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Putao (PBU) → Luang Namtha (LXG).

Distance:
505
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
505

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