# Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Kuqa (KCA)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Kuqa (Shigatse Peace Airport – Kuqa Qiuci Airport) is 923 miles / 1486 kilometers / 802 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Kuqa (KCA) is 1688 miles / 2717 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Kuqa Qiuci Airport (KCA).

## How far is Kuqa from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 923.349 miles
• 1485.986 kilometers
• 802.368 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
• 924.770 miles
• 1488.274 kilometers
• 803.603 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 Kuqa Qiuci Airport
City: Kuqa
Country: China
IATA Code: KCA
ICAO Code: ZWKC
Coordinates: 41°43′5″N, 82°59′12″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

CST

+06

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 145 kg (320 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Kuqa (KCA).

Distance:
923
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
923

Round trip?