# How far is Orchid Island from Hengchun?

The distance between Hengchun (Hengchun Airport) and Orchid Island (Lanyu Airport) is 52 miles / 83 kilometers / 45 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Hengchun (HCN) to Orchid Island (KYD) is 21 miles / 33 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 51 minutes.

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## Distance from Hengchun to Orchid Island

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Hengchun to Orchid Island. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 51.649 miles
• 83.121 kilometers
• 44.882 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
• 51.567 miles
• 82.989 kilometers
• 44.810 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 Hengchun to Orchid Island?

The estimated flight time from Hengchun Airport to Lanyu Airport is 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Hengchun Airport (HCN) and Lanyu Airport (KYD)

On average, flying from Hengchun to Orchid Island generates about 33 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 33 kilograms equals 72 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Hengchun to Orchid Island

See the map of the shortest flight path between Hengchun Airport (HCN) and Lanyu Airport (KYD).

## Airport information

Origin Hengchun Airport
City: Hengchun
Country: Taiwan
IATA Code: HCN
ICAO Code: RCKW
Coordinates: 22°2′27″N, 120°43′48″E
Destination Lanyu Airport
City: Orchid Island
Country: Taiwan
IATA Code: KYD
ICAO Code: RCLY
Coordinates: 22°1′37″N, 121°32′6″E