# Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Shangri-La (DIG)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Shangri-La (Shigatse Peace Airport – Diqing Shangri-La Airport) is 639 miles / 1028 kilometers / 555 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Shangri-La (DIG) is 1110 miles / 1786 kilometers and travel time by car is about 21 hours 29 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Shigatse to Shangri-La.

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Diqing Shangri-La Airport (DIG).

## How far is Shangri-La from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 639.010 miles
• 1028.387 kilometers
• 555.284 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
• 637.901 miles
• 1026.601 kilometers
• 554.320 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
IATA Code: RKZ
ICAO Code: ZURK
Coordinates: 29°21′6″N, 89°18′41″E

B Diqing Shangri-La Airport
City: Shangri-La
Country: China
IATA Code: DIG
ICAO Code: ZPDQ
Coordinates: 27°47′36″N, 99°40′37″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shigatse and Shangri-La.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (259 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Shangri-La (DIG).

Distance:
639
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
639

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