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Distance between London (LHR) and Chengdu (CTU)

Flight distance from London to Chengdu (London Heathrow Airport – Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport) is 5170 miles / 8320 kilometers / 4493 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 17 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Chengdu.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport (CTU).

How far is Chengdu from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5169.966 miles
  • 8320.253 kilometers
  • 4492.577 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
  • 5158.648 miles
  • 8302.039 kilometers
  • 4482.742 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 Chengdu Shuangliu International Airport
City: Chengdu
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: CTU
ICAO Code: ZUUU
Coordinates: 30°34′42″N, 103°56′49″E

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Chengdu

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 606 kg (1 336 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Chengdu (CTU).

Distance:
5170
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5170

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