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Distance between London (LHR) and Guangzhou (CAN)

Flight distance from London to Guangzhou (London Heathrow Airport – Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport) is 5911 miles / 9513 kilometers / 5137 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Guangzhou.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN).

How far is Guangzhou from London?

There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Guangzhou. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5911.063 miles
  • 9512.934 kilometers
  • 5136.574 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
  • 5900.447 miles
  • 9495.849 kilometers
  • 5127.348 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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
City: Guangzhou
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: CAN
ICAO Code: ZGGG
Coordinates: 23°23′32″N, 113°17′56″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Guangzhou is 8 hours. Guangzhou is 8 hours ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Guangzhou

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 705 kg (1 553 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Guangzhou (CAN).

Distance:
5911
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5911

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