Distance from Shanghai to Cairo

Distance is 8373 kilometers or 5203 miles or 4521 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map – Shortest path between Shanghai and Cairo

Map – Shortest path between Shanghai and Cairo
  • Location for Shanghai
  • Location for Cairo

The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Shanghai

Latitude: 31° 14' North
Longitude: 121° 29' East
Initial heading:296.4°West-northwestWest-northwest
Final heading:242.2°West-southwestWest-southwest

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Heading from Cairo

Latitude: 30° 03' North
Longitude: 31° 14' East
Initial heading:62.2°East-northeastEast-northeast
Final heading:116.4°East-southeastEast-southeast

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Shanghai (China - Shanghai Municipality)Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 12:28:02 PM
Cairo (Egypt)Thursday, November 26, 2015 at 6:28:02 AM

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