# Distance between Shantou (SWA) and Lhasa (LXA)

Flight distance from Shantou to Lhasa (Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport – Lhasa Gonggar Airport) is 1650 miles / 2655 kilometers / 1433 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Shantou (SWA) to Lhasa (LXA) is 2450 miles / 3943 kilometers and travel time by car is about 44 hours 19 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Shantou to Lhasa.

Shortest flight path between Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport (SWA) and Lhasa Gonggar Airport (LXA).

## How far is Lhasa from Shantou?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Shantou and Lhasa. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1649.510 miles
• 2654.630 kilometers
• 1433.385 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
• 1647.114 miles
• 2650.773 kilometers
• 1431.303 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 Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport
City: Shantou
Country: China
IATA Code: SWA
ICAO Code: ZGOW
Coordinates: 23°25′36″N, 116°45′43″E

B Lhasa Gonggar Airport
City: Lhasa
Country: China
IATA Code: LXA
ICAO Code: ZULS
Coordinates: 29°17′52″N, 90°54′42″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Shantou and Lhasa is 2 hours. Lhasa is 2 hours behind Shantou.

CST

+06

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 189 kg (417 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shantou (SWA) → Lhasa (LXA).

Distance:
1650
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1650

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