# Distance between Hong Kong (HKG) and Istanbul (IST)

Flight distance from Hong Kong to Istanbul (Hong Kong International Airport – Istanbul Airport) is 4984 miles / 8021 kilometers / 4331 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 9 hours 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Hong Kong (HKG) to Istanbul (IST) is 6677 miles / 10746 kilometers and travel time by car is about 121 hours 34 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Hong Kong to Istanbul.

Shortest flight path between Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

## How far is Istanbul from Hong Kong?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 4983.749 miles
• 8020.566 kilometers
• 4330.759 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
• 4975.354 miles
• 8007.056 kilometers
• 4323.464 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
IATA Code: HKG
ICAO Code: VHHH
Coordinates: 22°18′32″N, 113°54′54″E

B Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Hong Kong and Istanbul is 5 hours. Istanbul is 5 hours behind Hong Kong.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 582 kg (1 282 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Hong Kong (HKG) → Istanbul (IST).

Distance:
4984
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4984

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