# How far is Gwangju from Seoul?

The distance between Seoul (Seoul Incheon International Airport) and Gwangju (Gwangju Airport) is 162 miles / 261 kilometers / 141 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Seoul (ICN) to Gwangju (KWJ) is 219 miles / 352 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 22 minutes.

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## Distance from Seoul to Gwangju

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Seoul to Gwangju. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 162.222 miles
• 261.072 kilometers
• 140.967 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
• 162.548 miles
• 261.596 kilometers
• 141.251 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 Seoul to Gwangju?

The estimated flight time from Seoul Incheon International Airport to Gwangju Airport is 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) and Gwangju Airport (KWJ)

On average, flying from Seoul to Gwangju generates about 49 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 49 kilograms equals 108 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Seoul to Gwangju

See the map of the shortest flight path between Seoul Incheon International Airport (ICN) and Gwangju Airport (KWJ).

## Airport information

Origin Seoul Incheon International Airport
City: Seoul
Country: South Korea
IATA Code: ICN
ICAO Code: RKSI
Coordinates: 37°27′36″N, 126°26′26″E
Destination Gwangju Airport
City: Gwangju
Country: South Korea
IATA Code: KWJ
ICAO Code: RKJJ
Coordinates: 35°7′35″N, 126°48′32″E