# Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Tamchy (IKU)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Tamchy (Shigatse Peace Airport – Issyk-Kul International Airport) is 1151 miles / 1852 kilometers / 1000 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Tamchy (IKU) is 1942 miles / 3125 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 59 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Shigatse to Tamchy.

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Issyk-Kul International Airport (IKU).

## How far is Tamchy from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1151.062 miles
• 1852.454 kilometers
• 1000.245 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
• 1151.628 miles
• 1853.366 kilometers
• 1000.738 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 Issyk-Kul International Airport
City: Tamchy
Country: Kyrgyzstan
IATA Code: IKU
ICAO Code: UCFL
Coordinates: 42°35′16″N, 76°42′46″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

CST

+06

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 159 kg (351 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Tamchy (IKU).

Distance:
1151
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1151

Round trip?