# Distance between Qingdao (TAO) and Xining (XNN)

Flight distance from Qingdao to Xining (Qingdao Liuting International Airport – Xining Caojiabao International Airport) is 1020 miles / 1642 kilometers / 887 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Qingdao (TAO) to Xining (XNN) is 1176 miles / 1892 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 5 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Qingdao Liuting International Airport (TAO) and Xining Caojiabao International Airport (XNN).

## How far is Xining from Qingdao?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1020.440 miles
• 1642.239 kilometers
• 886.738 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
• 1018.099 miles
• 1638.471 kilometers
• 884.704 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 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 Qingdao and Xining.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (335 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Qingdao (TAO) → Xining (XNN).

Distance:
1020
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1020

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