# Distance between Beijing (PEK) and Sanming (SQJ)

Flight distance from Beijing to Sanming (Beijing Capital International Airport – Shaxian Airport) is 944 miles / 1519 kilometers / 820 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 17 minutes.

Driving distance from Beijing (PEK) to Sanming (SQJ) is 1115 miles / 1794 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 49 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK) and Shaxian Airport (SQJ).

## How far is Sanming from Beijing?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 943.722 miles
• 1518.773 kilometers
• 820.072 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
• 946.112 miles
• 1522.620 kilometers
• 822.149 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 Shaxian Airport
City: Sanming
Country: China
IATA Code: SQJ
ICAO Code: ZSSM
Coordinates: 26°25′34″N, 117°50′0″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Beijing and Sanming.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 147 kg (324 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beijing (PEK) → Sanming (SQJ).

Distance:
944
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
944

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