# Distance between Shantou (SWA) and Putao (PBU)

Flight distance from Shantou to Putao (Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport – Putao Airport) is 1237 miles / 1991 kilometers / 1075 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Shantou (SWA) to Putao (PBU) is 1816 miles / 2923 kilometers and travel time by car is about 35 hours 35 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport (SWA) and Putao Airport (PBU).

## How far is Putao from Shantou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1237.205 miles
• 1991.088 kilometers
• 1075.102 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
• 1235.383 miles
• 1988.156 kilometers
• 1073.518 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 Putao Airport
City: Putao
Country: Burma
IATA Code: PBU
ICAO Code: VYPT
Coordinates: 27°19′47″N, 97°25′34″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Shantou and Putao is 1 hour 30 minutes. Putao is 1 hour 30 minutes behind Shantou.

CST

+0630

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shantou (SWA) → Putao (PBU).

Distance:
1237
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1237

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