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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 Flag of China
IATA Code: SWA
ICAO Code: ZGOW
Coordinates: 23°25′36″N, 116°45′43″E

B Golmud Airport
City: Golmud
Country: China Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Shantou

 CST

Golmud

 +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

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