The flight distance from Shanghai, China to Anchorage, Alaska is:

4,331 miles / 6 970 km

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Distance from Shanghai, China to Anchorage, AK

The total distance from Shanghai, China to Anchorage, AK is 4,331 miles.

This is equivalent to 6 970 kilometers or 3,763 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in Shanghai, China.
It ends in Anchorage, Alaska.

Your flight direction from Shanghai, China to Anchorage, AK is Northeast (33 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from Shanghai, China to Anchorage, AK. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

Shanghai, China

City: Shanghai
Country: China
Category: cities

Anchorage, Alaska

City: Anchorage
State: Alaska
Country: United States
Category: cities

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