# How far is Sharm el-Sheikh from Abha?

The distance between Abha (Abha International Airport) and Sharm el-Sheikh (Sharm El Sheikh International Airport) is 851 miles / 1370 kilometers / 740 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Abha (AHB) to Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH) is 1271 miles / 2046 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 24 hours 4 minutes.

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## Distance from Abha to Sharm el-Sheikh

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Abha to Sharm el-Sheikh. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 851.122 miles
• 1369.748 kilometers
• 739.605 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
• 852.728 miles
• 1372.333 kilometers
• 741.000 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 Abha to Sharm el-Sheikh?

The estimated flight time from Abha International Airport to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport is 2 hours and 6 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Abha International Airport (AHB) and Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH)

On average, flying from Abha to Sharm el-Sheikh generates about 139 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 139 kilograms equals 307 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Abha to Sharm el-Sheikh

See the map of the shortest flight path between Abha International Airport (AHB) and Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH).

## Airport information

Origin Abha International Airport
City: Abha
Country: Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: AHB
ICAO Code: OEAB
Coordinates: 18°14′25″N, 42°39′23″E
Destination Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
City: Sharm el-Sheikh
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: SSH
ICAO Code: HESH
Coordinates: 27°58′38″N, 34°23′42″E