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Distance between Shanghai (PVG) and Kota Kinabalu (BKI)

Flight distance from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu (Shanghai Pudong International Airport – Kota Kinabalu International Airport) is 1774 miles / 2854 kilometers / 1541 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 51 minutes.

Map of flight path from Shanghai to Kota Kinabalu.

Shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI).

How far is Kota Kinabalu from Shanghai?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Shanghai and Kota Kinabalu. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1773.583 miles
  • 2854.306 kilometers
  • 1541.202 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
  • 1781.035 miles
  • 2866.298 kilometers
  • 1547.677 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 Shanghai Pudong International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: PVG
ICAO Code: ZSPD
Coordinates: 31°8′36″N, 121°48′18″E

B Kota Kinabalu International Airport
City: Kota Kinabalu
Country: Malaysia Flag of Malaysia
IATA Code: BKI
ICAO Code: WBKK
Coordinates: 5°56′13″N, 116°3′3″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shanghai and Kota Kinabalu.

Time Difference

Shanghai

 CST

Kota Kinabalu

 +08

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 198 kg (437 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shanghai (PVG) → Kota Kinabalu (BKI).

Distance:
1774
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1774

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