How far is Socotra from Al Ghaydah?

The distance between Al Ghaydah (Al Ghaydah Airport) and Socotra (Socotra Airport) is 271 miles / 436 kilometers / 235 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Al Ghaydah (AAY) to Socotra (SCT) is 672 miles / 1081 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 122 hours 2 minutes.

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Distance from Al Ghaydah to Socotra

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Al Ghaydah to Socotra. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 270.893 miles
• 435.960 kilometers
• 235.399 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 271.931 miles
• 437.631 kilometers
• 236.302 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).

How long does it take to fly from Al Ghaydah to Socotra?

The estimated flight time from Al Ghaydah Airport to Socotra Airport is 1 hour and 0 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Al Ghaydah Airport (AAY) and Socotra Airport (SCT)

On average, flying from Al Ghaydah to Socotra generates about 65 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 65 kilograms equals 143 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Al Ghaydah to Socotra

See the map of the shortest flight path between Al Ghaydah Airport (AAY) and Socotra Airport (SCT).

Airport information

Origin Al Ghaydah Airport
City: Al Ghaydah
Country: Yemen
IATA Code: AAY
ICAO Code: OYGD
Coordinates: 16°11′30″N, 52°10′29″E
Destination Socotra Airport
City: Socotra
Country: Yemen
IATA Code: SCT
ICAO Code: OYSQ
Coordinates: 12°37′50″N, 53°54′20″E