# How far is Westerland from Altenburg?

The distance between Altenburg (Leipzig–Altenburg Airport) and Westerland (Sylt Airport) is 323 miles / 519 kilometers / 280 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Altenburg (AOC) to Westerland (GWT) is 428 miles / 689 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 35 minutes.

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## Distance from Altenburg to Westerland

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Altenburg to Westerland. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 322.633 miles
• 519.228 kilometers
• 280.361 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
• 322.144 miles
• 518.441 kilometers
• 279.936 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 Altenburg to Westerland?

The estimated flight time from Leipzig–Altenburg Airport to Sylt Airport is 1 hour and 6 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Leipzig–Altenburg Airport (AOC) and Sylt Airport (GWT)

On average, flying from Altenburg to Westerland generates about 73 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 73 kilograms equals 160 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Altenburg to Westerland

See the map of the shortest flight path between Leipzig–Altenburg Airport (AOC) and Sylt Airport (GWT).

## Airport information

Origin Leipzig–Altenburg Airport
City: Altenburg
Country: Germany
IATA Code: AOC
ICAO Code: EDAC
Coordinates: 50°58′55″N, 12°30′22″E
Destination Sylt Airport
City: Westerland
Country: Germany
IATA Code: GWT
ICAO Code: EDXW
Coordinates: 54°54′47″N, 8°20′25″E