There are several ways to calculate the distance from Shanghai to Atlanta. Here are two standard methods:
Vincenty's formula (applied above)
6655.534 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.
6643.641 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).
How long does it take to fly from Shanghai to Atlanta?
The estimated flight time from Shanghai Pudong International Airport to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is
15 hours and 0 minutes.
What is the time difference between Shanghai and Atlanta?
The time difference between Shanghai and Atlanta is 12 hours. Atlanta is 12 hours behind Shanghai.
Flight carbon footprint between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
On average, flying from Shanghai to Atlanta generates about 949 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 949 kilograms equals 2 092 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path from Shanghai to Atlanta
See the map of the shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).