# Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Gwangju (KWJ)

Flight distance from Beijing to Gwangju (Beijing Capital International Airport – Gwangju Airport) is 656 miles / 1056 kilometers / 570 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Beijing (PEK) to Gwangju (KWJ) is 1587 miles / 2554 kilometers and travel time by car is about 123 hours 42 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Beijing to Gwangju.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Gwangju Airport (KWJ).

## How far is Gwangju from Beijing?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 656.170 miles
• 1056.003 kilometers
• 570.196 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
• 655.371 miles
• 1054.718 kilometers
• 569.502 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 Gwangju Airport
City: Gwangju
Country: South Korea
IATA Code: KWJ
ICAO Code: RKJJ
Coordinates: 35°7′35″N, 126°48′32″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Beijing and Gwangju is 1 hour. Gwangju is 1 hour ahead of Beijing.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 120 kg (264 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Gwangju (KWJ).

Distance:
656
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
656

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