# Distance between Shigatse (RKZ) and Samjiyon (YJS)

Flight distance from Shigatse to Samjiyon (Shigatse Peace Airport – Samjiyon Airport) is 2340 miles / 3766 kilometers / 2034 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Shigatse (RKZ) to Samjiyon (YJS) is 3050 miles / 4909 kilometers and travel time by car is about 54 hours 20 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ) and Samjiyon Airport (YJS).

## How far is Samjiyon from Shigatse?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2340.353 miles
• 3766.434 kilometers
• 2033.711 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
• 2336.514 miles
• 3760.254 kilometers
• 2030.375 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 Samjiyon Airport
City: Samjiyon
Country: North Korea
IATA Code: YJS
ICAO Code: ZKSE
Coordinates: 41°54′25″N, 128°24′35″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shigatse and Samjiyon.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 257 kg (566 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shigatse (RKZ) → Samjiyon (YJS).

Distance:
2340
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2340

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