# Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Shigatse (RKZ)

Flight distance from Beijing to Shigatse (Beijing Capital International Airport – Shigatse Peace Airport) is 1710 miles / 2752 kilometers / 1486 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Beijing (PEK) to Shigatse (RKZ) is 2292 miles / 3688 kilometers and travel time by car is about 40 hours 25 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Beijing to Shigatse.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ).

## How far is Shigatse from Beijing?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1710.143 miles
• 2752.208 kilometers
• 1486.074 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
• 1707.833 miles
• 2748.491 kilometers
• 1484.066 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
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

B Shigatse Peace Airport
City: Shigatse
Country: China
IATA Code: RKZ
ICAO Code: ZURK
Coordinates: 29°21′6″N, 89°18′41″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Beijing and Shigatse.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 193 kg (426 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Shigatse (RKZ).

Distance:
1710
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1710

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