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

B Taplejung Airport
City: Taplejung
Country: 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.

CST

+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?