# Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Kangding (KGT)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Kangding (Shigatse Peace Airport – Kangding Airport) is 748 miles / 1204 kilometers / 650 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Kangding (KGT) is 1192 miles / 1918 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Kangding Airport (KGT).

## How far is Kangding from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 748.337 miles
• 1204.331 kilometers
• 650.287 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
• 746.905 miles
• 1202.026 kilometers
• 649.042 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 Kangding Airport
City: Kangding
Country: China
IATA Code: KGT
ICAO Code: ZUKD
Coordinates: 30°9′27″N, 101°44′4″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shigatse and Kangding.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 130 kg (286 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Kangding (KGT).

Distance:
748
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
748

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