# How far is Putao from Tachileik?

The distance between Tachileik (Tachilek Airport) and Putao (Putao Airport) is 497 miles / 800 kilometers / 432 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Tachileik (THL) to Putao (PBU) is 882 miles / 1420 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 23 hours 31 minutes.

497
Miles
800
Kilometers
432
Nautical miles
1 h 26 min

## Distance from Tachileik to Putao

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Tachileik to Putao. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 497.138 miles
• 800.066 kilometers
• 432.001 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 498.817 miles
• 802.769 kilometers
• 433.461 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Tachileik to Putao?

The estimated flight time from Tachilek Airport to Putao Airport is 1 hour and 26 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Tachilek Airport (THL) and Putao Airport (PBU)

On average, flying from Tachileik to Putao generates about 98 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 98 kilograms equals 216 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Tachileik to Putao

See the map of the shortest flight path between Tachilek Airport (THL) and Putao Airport (PBU).

## Airport information

Origin Tachilek Airport
City: Tachileik
Country: Burma
IATA Code: THL
ICAO Code: VYTL
Coordinates: 20°29′1″N, 99°56′7″E
Destination Putao Airport
City: Putao
Country: Burma
IATA Code: PBU
ICAO Code: VYPT
Coordinates: 27°19′47″N, 97°25′34″E