Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Gilgit (GIL)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Gilgit (Shigatse Peace Airport – Gilgit Airport) is 982 miles / 1580 kilometers / 853 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Gilgit (GIL) is 1731 miles / 2785 kilometers and travel time by car is about 34 hours 27 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Gilgit Airport (GIL).

How far is Gilgit from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 981.991 miles
• 1580.361 kilometers
• 853.327 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
• 980.934 miles
• 1578.660 kilometers
• 852.408 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 Gilgit Airport
City: Gilgit
Country: Pakistan
IATA Code: GIL
ICAO Code: OPGT
Coordinates: 35°55′7″N, 74°20′0″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Shigatse and Gilgit is 3 hours. Gilgit is 3 hours behind Shigatse.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (330 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Gilgit (GIL).

Distance:
982
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
982

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