# Distance between Shantou (SWA) and Golmud (GOQ)

Flight distance from Shantou to Golmud (Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport – Golmud Airport) is 1587 miles / 2553 kilometers / 1379 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 30 minutes.

Driving distance from Shantou (SWA) to Golmud (GOQ) is 2065 miles / 3324 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 22 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Shantou to Golmud.

Shortest flight path between Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport (SWA) and Golmud Airport (GOQ).

## How far is Golmud from Shantou?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Shantou and Golmud. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1586.590 miles
• 2553.369 kilometers
• 1378.709 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
• 1586.034 miles
• 2552.475 kilometers
• 1378.226 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 Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport
City: Shantou
Country: China
IATA Code: SWA
ICAO Code: ZGOW
Coordinates: 23°25′36″N, 116°45′43″E

B Golmud Airport
City: Golmud
Country: China
IATA Code: GOQ
ICAO Code: ZLGM
Coordinates: 36°24′2″N, 94°47′9″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Shantou and Golmud is 2 hours. Golmud is 2 hours behind Shantou.

CST

+06

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 185 kg (408 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shantou (SWA) → Golmud (GOQ).

Distance:
1587
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1587

Round trip?