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

B Xining Caojiabao International Airport
City: Xining
Country: 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.

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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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