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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 14 hours 57 minutes.

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

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

How far is Golmud from Shigatse?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Shigatse and Golmud. 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).

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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Shigatse

 CST

Golmud

 +06

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 110 kg (243 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Golmud (GOQ).

Distance:
581
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
581

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