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

B Gwangju Airport
City: Gwangju
Country: South Korea Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Gwangju

 KST

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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