# Distance between Putao (PBU) and Tachileik (THL)

Flight distance from Putao to Tachileik (Putao Airport – Tachilek Airport) is 497 miles / 800 kilometers / 432 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Putao (PBU) to Tachileik (THL) is 926 miles / 1490 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Putao Airport (PBU) and Tachilek Airport (THL).

## How far is Tachileik from Putao?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 497.138 miles
• 800.066 kilometers
• 432.001 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
• 498.817 miles
• 802.769 kilometers
• 433.461 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 Tachilek Airport
City: Tachileik
Country: Burma
IATA Code: THL
ICAO Code: VYTL
Coordinates: 20°29′1″N, 99°56′7″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Putao and Tachileik.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (216 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Putao (PBU) → Tachileik (THL).

Distance:
497
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
497

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