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Calculate new location from lat/lon + bearing + distance

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    Calculate new location from lat/lon + bearing + distance

    Is there anyway to calculate a new lat/lon point when you have an old lat/lon point + the bearing angle in which direction the new point must come + the distance between the old point to the new point?

    thx

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    Nothing built-in but you could write code to do it. Here is a link that might help.


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    http://williams.best.vwh.net/avform.htm

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