# How far is Luang Namtha from Vientiane?

The distance between Vientiane (Wattay International Airport) and Luang Namtha (Louang Namtha Airport) is 218 miles / 352 kilometers / 190 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Vientiane (VTE) to Luang Namtha (LXG) is 376 miles / 605 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 0 minutes.

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## Distance from Vientiane to Luang Namtha

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 218.481 miles
• 351.610 kilometers
• 189.854 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
• 219.305 miles
• 352.936 kilometers
• 190.570 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 Luang Namtha?

The estimated flight time from Wattay International Airport to Louang Namtha Airport is 54 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Vientiane and Luang Namtha?

There is no time difference between Vientiane and Luang Namtha.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wattay International Airport (VTE) and Louang Namtha Airport (LXG)

On average, flying from Vientiane to Luang Namtha generates about 57 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 57 kilograms equals 126 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 Luang Namtha

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wattay International Airport (VTE) and Louang Namtha Airport (LXG).

## 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 Louang Namtha Airport
City: Luang Namtha
Country: Laos
IATA Code: LXG
ICAO Code: VLLN
Coordinates: 20°58′1″N, 101°24′0″E