Air Miles Calculator

Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Taplejung (TPJ)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Taplejung (Shigatse Peace Airport – Taplejung Airport) is 169 miles / 273 kilometers / 147 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Taplejung (TPJ) is 437 miles / 704 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Taplejung Airport (TPJ).

How far is Taplejung from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 169.350 miles
  • 272.542 kilometers
  • 147.161 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
  • 169.617 miles
  • 272.972 kilometers
  • 147.393 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 Taplejung Airport
City: Taplejung
Country: Nepal Flag of Nepal
IATA Code: TPJ
ICAO Code: VNTJ
Coordinates: 27°21′3″N, 87°41′42″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Shigatse and Taplejung is 2 hours 15 minutes. Taplejung is 2 hours 15 minutes behind Shigatse.

Time Difference

Shigatse

 CST

Taplejung

 +0545

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 50 kg (110 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Taplejung (TPJ).

Distance:
169
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
169

Round trip?