The flight time from London Heathrow Airport to Beijing Capital International Airport is:

10 hours, 40 minutes

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Flying time from LHR to PEK

The total flight duration from LHR to PEK is 10 hours, 40 minutes.

This assumes an average flight speed for a commercial airliner of 500 mph, which is equivalent to 805 km/h or 434 knots. It also adds an extra 30 minutes for take-off and landing. Your exact time may vary depending on wind speeds.

If you're planning a trip, remember to add more time for the plane to taxi between the gate and the airport runway. This measurement is only for the actual flying time. You should also factor in airport wait times and possible equipment or weather delays. If you're trying to figure out what time you'll arrive at the destination, you may want to see if there's a time difference between LHR and PEK.

The calculation of flight time is based on the straight line flight distance from LHR to PEK ("as the crow flies"), which is about 5,080 miles or 8 175 kilometers.

Your trip begins at London Heathrow Airport in London, United Kingdom.
It ends at Beijing Capital International Airport in Beijing, China.

Your flight direction from LHR to PEK is Northeast (45 degrees from North).

The flight time calculator measures the average flight duration between points. It uses the great circle formula to compute the travel mileage.

London Heathrow Airport

IATA: LHR
ICAO: EGLL
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
Category: airports

Beijing Capital International Airport

IATA: PEK
ICAO: ZBAA
City: Beijing
Country: China
Category: airports

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