# Distance between Varanasi (VNS) and Simikot (IMK)

Flight distance from Varanasi to Simikot (Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport – Simikot Airport) is 318 miles / 511 kilometers / 276 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 6 minutes.

Driving distance from Varanasi (VNS) to Simikot (IMK) is 621 miles / 999 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 13 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Varanasi to Simikot.

Shortest flight path between Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport (VNS) and Simikot Airport (IMK).

## How far is Simikot from Varanasi?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Varanasi and Simikot. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 317.605 miles
• 511.135 kilometers
• 275.991 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
• 318.626 miles
• 512.779 kilometers
• 276.879 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

City: Varanasi
Country: India
IATA Code: VNS
ICAO Code: VIBN
Coordinates: 25°27′8″N, 82°51′33″E

B Simikot Airport
City: Simikot
Country: Nepal
IATA Code: IMK
ICAO Code: VNST
Coordinates: 29°58′15″N, 81°49′8″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Varanasi and Simikot is 15 minutes. Simikot is 15 minutes ahead of Varanasi.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 72 kg (158 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Varanasi (VNS) → Simikot (IMK).

Distance:
318
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
318

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