# Distance between Shantou (SWA) and Matsu (MFK)

Flight distance from Shantou to Matsu (Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport – Matsu Beigan Airport) is 280 miles / 451 kilometers / 243 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Shantou (SWA) to Matsu (MFK) is 344 miles / 554 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport (SWA) and Matsu Beigan Airport (MFK).

## How far is Matsu from Shantou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 280.182 miles
• 450.910 kilometers
• 243.472 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
• 280.438 miles
• 451.321 kilometers
• 243.694 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 Matsu Beigan Airport
City: Matsu
Country: Taiwan
IATA Code: MFK
ICAO Code: RCMT
Coordinates: 26°13′27″N, 120°0′10″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shantou and Matsu.

CST

CST

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (146 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shantou (SWA) → Matsu (MFK).

Distance:
280
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
280

Round trip?