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

B Lhasa Gonggar Airport
City: Lhasa
Country: 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.

CST

+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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