# How far is Kunming from Vientiane?

The distance between Vientiane (Wattay International Airport) and Kunming (Kunming Changshui International Airport) is 482 miles / 776 kilometers / 419 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Vientiane (VTE) to Kunming (KMG) is 797 miles / 1282 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 36 minutes.

482
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776
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Nautical miles
1 h 24 min

## Distance from Vientiane to Kunming

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Vientiane to Kunming. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 482.030 miles
• 775.752 kilometers
• 418.872 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
• 484.077 miles
• 779.046 kilometers
• 420.651 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 Vientiane to Kunming?

The estimated flight time from Wattay International Airport to Kunming Changshui International Airport is 1 hour and 24 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Vientiane and Kunming?

The time difference between Vientiane and Kunming is 1 hour. Kunming is 1 hour ahead of Vientiane.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wattay International Airport (VTE) and Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG)

On average, flying from Vientiane to Kunming generates about 96 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 96 kilograms equals 212 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Vientiane to Kunming

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wattay International Airport (VTE) and Kunming Changshui International Airport (KMG).

## Airport information

Origin Wattay International Airport
City: Vientiane
Country: Laos
IATA Code: VTE
ICAO Code: VLVT
Coordinates: 17°59′17″N, 102°33′46″E
Destination Kunming Changshui International Airport
City: Kunming
Country: China
IATA Code: KMG
ICAO Code: ZPPP
Coordinates: 24°59′32″N, 102°44′38″E