# Distance between Shantou (SWA) and Shanghai (SHA)

Flight distance from Shantou to Shanghai (Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport – Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport) is 604 miles / 973 kilometers / 525 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Shantou (SWA) to Shanghai (SHA) is 767 miles / 1235 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 11 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Jieyang Chaoshan International Airport (SWA) and Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA).

## How far is Shanghai from Shantou?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 604.320 miles
• 972.558 kilometers
• 525.139 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
• 605.732 miles
• 974.831 kilometers
• 526.367 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 Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport
City: Shanghai
Country: China
IATA Code: SHA
ICAO Code: ZSSS
Coordinates: 31°11′52″N, 121°20′9″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shantou and Shanghai.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 113 kg (250 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shantou (SWA) → Shanghai (SHA).

Distance:
604
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
604

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