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Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Golmud (GOQ)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Golmud (Shigatse Peace Airport – Golmud Airport) is 581 miles / 934 kilometers / 504 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Golmud (GOQ) is 797 miles / 1282 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 54 minutes.

Shigatse – Golmud

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581
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934
Kilometers
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504
Nautical miles

How far is Golmud from Shigatse?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 580.500 miles
  • 934.225 kilometers
  • 504.441 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
  • 581.207 miles
  • 935.361 kilometers
  • 505.055 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Shigatse to Golmud is 1 hour 35 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Shigatse time to Golmud time converter

Time in Shigatse: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Golmud: 00:00

Current local times

Shigatse

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Golmud

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Shigatse to Golmud generates about 110 kg of CO2 per passenger, 110 kilograms is equal to 243 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Shigatse to Golmud

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Golmud Airport (GOQ).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Golmud Airport
City: Golmud
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: GOQ
ICAO Code: ZLGM
Coordinates: 36°24′2″N, 94°47′9″E