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Distance between Hong Kong (HKG) and Gwangju (KWJ)

Flight distance from Hong Kong to Gwangju (Hong Kong International Airport – Gwangju Airport) is 1177 miles / 1895 kilometers / 1023 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 43 minutes.

Driving distance from Hong Kong (HKG) to Gwangju (KWJ) is 2939 miles / 4730 kilometers and travel time by car is about 146 hours 36 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) and Gwangju Airport (KWJ).

How far is Gwangju from Hong Kong?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1177.494 miles
  • 1894.993 kilometers
  • 1023.215 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
  • 1178.681 miles
  • 1896.903 kilometers
  • 1024.246 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 Gwangju Airport
City: Gwangju
Country: South Korea Flag of South Korea
IATA Code: KWJ
ICAO Code: RKJJ
Coordinates: 35°7′35″N, 126°48′32″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Hong Kong and Gwangju is 1 hour. Gwangju is 1 hour ahead of Hong Kong.

Time Difference

Hong Kong

 HKT

Gwangju

 KST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 160 kg (354 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Hong Kong (HKG) → Gwangju (KWJ).

Distance:
1177
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1177

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