# Distance between Shanghai (PVG) and Sendai (SDJ)

Flight distance from Shanghai to Sendai (Shanghai Pudong International Airport – Sendai Airport) is 1188 miles / 1912 kilometers / 1032 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Shanghai (PVG) to Sendai (SDJ) is 3199 miles / 5148 kilometers and travel time by car is about 190 hours 5 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Shanghai to Sendai.

Shortest flight path between Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) and Sendai Airport (SDJ).

## How far is Sendai from Shanghai?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1187.824 miles
• 1911.618 kilometers
• 1032.191 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
• 1186.106 miles
• 1908.852 kilometers
• 1030.698 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
IATA Code: PVG
ICAO Code: ZSPD
Coordinates: 31°8′36″N, 121°48′18″E

B Sendai Airport
City: Sendai
Country: Japan
IATA Code: SDJ
ICAO Code: RJSS
Coordinates: 38°8′22″N, 140°55′1″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Shanghai and Sendai is 1 hour. Sendai is 1 hour ahead of Shanghai.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 161 kg (355 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shanghai (PVG) → Sendai (SDJ).

Distance:
1188
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1188

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