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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Golmud (GOQ)

Flight distance from Beijing to Golmud (Beijing Capital International Airport – Golmud Airport) is 1209 miles / 1946 kilometers / 1051 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Beijing (PEK) to Golmud (GOQ) is 1516 miles / 2439 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 6 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Beijing to Golmud.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Golmud Airport (GOQ).

How far is Golmud from Beijing?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Beijing and Golmud. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1209.394 miles
  • 1946.331 kilometers
  • 1050.935 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
  • 1206.714 miles
  • 1942.019 kilometers
  • 1048.606 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 Beijing Capital International Airport
City: Beijing
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

B Golmud Airport
City: Golmud
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: GOQ
ICAO Code: ZLGM
Coordinates: 36°24′2″N, 94°47′9″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Beijing and Golmud is 2 hours. Golmud is 2 hours behind Beijing.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Golmud

 +06

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 162 kg (357 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Golmud (GOQ).

Distance:
1209
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1209

Round trip?