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Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Xining (XNN)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Xining (Shigatse Peace Airport – Xining Caojiabao International Airport) is 889 miles / 1430 kilometers / 772 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 10 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Xining (XNN) is 1276 miles / 2054 kilometers and travel time by car is about 23 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Xining Caojiabao International Airport (XNN).

How far is Xining from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 888.571 miles
  • 1430.017 kilometers
  • 772.147 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
  • 888.004 miles
  • 1429.104 kilometers
  • 771.654 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 Xining Caojiabao International Airport
City: Xining
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: XNN
ICAO Code: ZLXN
Coordinates: 36°31′39″N, 102°2′34″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shigatse and Xining.

Time Difference

Shigatse

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Xining

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 143 kg (314 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Xining (XNN).

Distance:
889
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
889

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