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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Lanzhou (LHW)

Flight distance from Beijing to Lanzhou (Beijing Capital International Airport – Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport) is 746 miles / 1200 kilometers / 648 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Beijing (PEK) to Lanzhou (LHW) is 916 miles / 1474 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Beijing to Lanzhou.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport (LHW).

How far is Lanzhou from Beijing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Beijing and Lanzhou. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 745.524 miles
  • 1199.804 kilometers
  • 647.843 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
  • 744.070 miles
  • 1197.464 kilometers
  • 646.579 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 Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

B Lanzhou Zhongchuan International Airport
City: Lanzhou
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: LHW
ICAO Code: ZLLL
Coordinates: 36°30′54″N, 103°37′12″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Beijing and Lanzhou.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Lanzhou

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (285 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Lanzhou (LHW).

Distance:
746
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
746

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