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Distance between London (LHR) and Hong Kong (HKG)

Flight distance from London to Hong Kong (London Heathrow Airport – Hong Kong International Airport) is 5995 miles / 9648 kilometers / 5209 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 51 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Hong Kong.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Hong Kong International Airport (HKG).

How far is Hong Kong from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5994.709 miles
  • 9647.548 kilometers
  • 5209.259 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
  • 5984.311 miles
  • 9630.815 kilometers
  • 5200.224 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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Hong Kong

 HKT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 716 kg (1 578 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Hong Kong (HKG).

Distance:
5995
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5995

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