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Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Lhasa (LXA)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Lhasa (Shigatse Peace Airport – Lhasa Gonggar Airport) is 97 miles / 156 kilometers / 84 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Lhasa (LXA) is 116 miles / 186 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA).

How far is Lhasa from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 96.670 miles
  • 155.575 kilometers
  • 84.004 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
  • 96.485 miles
  • 155.278 kilometers
  • 83.843 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 Lhasa Gonggar Airport
City: Lhasa
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: LXA
ICAO Code: ZULS
Coordinates: 29°17′52″N, 90°54′42″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Shigatse

 CST

Lhasa

 +06

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 39 kg (86 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Lhasa (LXA).

Distance:
97
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
97

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