# 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
IATA Code: RKZ
ICAO Code: ZURK
Coordinates: 29°21′6″N, 89°18′41″E

B Kunming Changshui International Airport
City: Kunming
Country: 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.

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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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