# Distance between Shanghai (PVG) and Luang Namtha (LXG)

Flight distance from Shanghai to Luang Namtha (Shanghai Pudong International Airport – Louang Namtha Airport) is 1446 miles / 2327 kilometers / 1256 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Shanghai (PVG) to Luang Namtha (LXG) is 1916 miles / 3084 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 53 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Shanghai to Luang Namtha.

Shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Louang Namtha Airport (LXG).

## How far is Luang Namtha from Shanghai?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Shanghai and Luang Namtha. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1445.703 miles
• 2326.634 kilometers
• 1256.282 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
• 1444.994 miles
• 2325.493 kilometers
• 1255.666 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 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China
IATA Code: PVG
ICAO Code: ZSPD
Coordinates: 31°8′36″N, 121°48′18″E

B Louang Namtha Airport
City: Luang Namtha
Country: Laos
IATA Code: LXG
ICAO Code: VLLN
Coordinates: 20°58′1″N, 101°24′0″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Shanghai and Luang Namtha is 1 hour. Luang Namtha is 1 hour behind Shanghai.

CST

+07

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 176 kg (388 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shanghai (PVG) → Luang Namtha (LXG).

Distance:
1446
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1446

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