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Distance between London (LHR) and Shantou (SWA)

Flight distance from London to Shantou (London Heathrow Airport – Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport) is 6033 miles / 9709 kilometers / 5243 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 55 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Shantou.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport (SWA).

How far is Shantou from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6033.087 miles
  • 9709.313 kilometers
  • 5242.610 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
  • 6022.185 miles
  • 9691.767 kilometers
  • 5233.136 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 Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport
City: Shantou
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: SWA
ICAO Code: ZGOW
Coordinates: 23°25′36″N, 116°45′43″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Shantou is 7 hours. Shantou is 7 hours ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

 BST

Shantou

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 730 kg (1 609 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Shantou (SWA).

Distance:
6033
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6033

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