# 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
IATA Code: PEK
ICAO Code: ZBAA
Coordinates: 40°4′48″N, 116°35′5″E

B Golmud Airport
City: Golmud
Country: 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.

CST

+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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1209

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