# Distance between Putao (PBU) and Simao (SYM)

Flight distance from Putao to Simao (Putao Airport – Pu'er Simao Airport) is 383 miles / 616 kilometers / 333 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Putao (PBU) to Simao (SYM) is 757 miles / 1218 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 38 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Putao Airport (PBU) and Pu'er Simao Airport (SYM).

## How far is Simao from Putao?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 382.778 miles
• 616.022 kilometers
• 332.625 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
• 383.527 miles
• 617.228 kilometers
• 333.276 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 Pu'er Simao Airport
City: Simao
Country: China
IATA Code: SYM
ICAO Code: ZPSM
Coordinates: 22°47′35″N, 100°57′32″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Putao and Simao is 1 hour 30 minutes. Simao is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Putao.

+0630

CST

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 81 kg (179 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Putao (PBU) → Simao (SYM).

Distance:
383
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
383

Round trip?