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Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Kunming (KMG)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Kunming (Shigatse Peace Airport – Kunming Changshui International Airport) is 879 miles / 1415 kilometers / 764 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 9 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Kunming (KMG) is 1497 miles / 2409 kilometers and travel time by car is about 28 hours 31 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG).

How far is Kunming from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 879.246 miles
  • 1415.009 kilometers
  • 764.044 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
  • 878.196 miles
  • 1413.320 kilometers
  • 763.132 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 Kunming Changshui International Airport
City: Kunming
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: KMG
ICAO Code: ZPPP
Coordinates: 24°59′32″N, 102°44′38″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shigatse and Kunming.

Time Difference

Shigatse

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Kunming

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 142 kg (313 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Kunming (KMG).

Distance:
879
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
879

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