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Distance between Hong Kong (HKG) and Shangri-La (DIG)

Flight distance from Hong Kong to Shangri-La (Hong Kong International Airport – Diqing Shangri-La Airport) is 968 miles / 1558 kilometers / 841 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 20 minutes.

Driving distance from Hong Kong (HKG) to Shangri-La (DIG) is 1279 miles / 2059 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 12 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Hong Kong to Shangri-La.

Shortest flight path between Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Diqing Shangri-La Airport (DIG).

How far is Shangri-La from Hong Kong?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Hong Kong and Shangri-La. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 968.372 miles
  • 1558.443 kilometers
  • 841.492 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
  • 967.522 miles
  • 1557.076 kilometers
  • 840.754 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


A Hong Kong International Airport
City: Hong Kong
Country: Hong Kong Flag of Hong Kong
IATA Code: HKG
ICAO Code: VHHH
Coordinates: 22°18′32″N, 113°54′54″E

B Diqing Shangri-La Airport
City: Shangri-La
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: DIG
ICAO Code: ZPDQ
Coordinates: 27°47′36″N, 99°40′37″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Hong Kong and Shangri-La.

Time Difference

Hong Kong

 HKT

Shangri-La

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 149 kg (328 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Hong Kong (HKG) → Shangri-La (DIG).

Distance:
968
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
968

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