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Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Johannesburg (QRA)

Flight distance from Beijing to Johannesburg (Beijing Capital International Airport – Rand Airport) is 7278 miles / 11712 kilometers / 6324 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 14 hours 16 minutes.

Map of flight path from Beijing to Johannesburg.

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Rand Airport (QRA).

How far is Johannesburg from Beijing?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7277.753 miles
  • 11712.409 kilometers
  • 6324.195 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
  • 7284.015 miles
  • 11722.486 kilometers
  • 6329.636 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 Rand Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: QRA
ICAO Code: FAGM
Coordinates: 26°14′33″S, 28°9′4″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Beijing and Johannesburg is 6 hours. Johannesburg is 6 hours behind Beijing.

Time Difference

Beijing

 CST

Johannesburg

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 894 kg (1 971 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Johannesburg (QRA).

Distance:
7278
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
7278

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