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Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Almaty (ALA)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Almaty (Shigatse Peace Airport – Almaty International Airport) is 1180 miles / 1900 kilometers / 1026 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Almaty (ALA) is 2130 miles / 3428 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 54 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Shigatse to Almaty.

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Almaty International Airport (ALA).

How far is Almaty from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1180.475 miles
  • 1899.790 kilometers
  • 1025.804 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
  • 1181.204 miles
  • 1900.963 kilometers
  • 1026.438 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 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

B Almaty International Airport
City: Almaty
Country: Kazakhstan Flag of Kazakhstan
IATA Code: ALA
ICAO Code: UAAA
Coordinates: 43°21′7″N, 77°2′25″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Shigatse and Almaty is 2 hours. Almaty is 2 hours behind Shigatse.

Time Difference

Shigatse

 CST

Almaty

 +06

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Almaty (ALA).

Distance:
1180
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1180

Round trip?