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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 Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

B Shigatse Peace Airport
City: Shigatse
Country: China Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Shigatse

 CST

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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1710

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