# Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Ürümqi (URC)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Ürümqi (Shigatse Peace Airport – Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport) is 1009 miles / 1623 kilometers / 877 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Ürümqi (URC) is 1759 miles / 2831 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 6 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Shigatse to Ürümqi.

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport (URC).

## How far is Ürümqi from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1008.761 miles
• 1623.444 kilometers
• 876.590 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
• 1010.741 miles
• 1626.630 kilometers
• 878.310 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 Ürümqi Diwopu International Airport
City: Ürümqi
Country: China
IATA Code: URC
ICAO Code: ZWWW
Coordinates: 43°54′25″N, 87°28′27″E

## Time difference and current local times

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

CST

+06

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 151 kg (334 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Ürümqi (URC).

Distance:
1009
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1009

Round trip?