# Distance between Qingdao (TAO) and Shigatse (RKZ)

Flight distance from Qingdao to Shigatse (Qingdao Liuting International Airport – Shigatse Peace Airport) is 1861 miles / 2994 kilometers / 1617 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Qingdao (TAO) to Shigatse (RKZ) is 2449 miles / 3942 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 58 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAO) and Shigatse Peace Airport (RKZ).

## How far is Shigatse from Qingdao?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1860.579 miles
• 2994.311 kilometers
• 1616.799 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
• 1857.254 miles
• 2988.961 kilometers
• 1613.910 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 Qingdao Liuting International Airport
City: Qingdao
Country: China
IATA Code: TAO
ICAO Code: ZSQD
Coordinates: 36°15′57″N, 120°22′26″E

B Shigatse Peace Airport
City: Shigatse
Country: China
IATA Code: RKZ
ICAO Code: ZURK
Coordinates: 29°21′6″N, 89°18′41″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Qingdao and Shigatse.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 205 kg (452 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Qingdao (TAO) → Shigatse (RKZ).

Distance:
1861
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1861

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