# How far is Helgoland from Altenburg?

The distance between Altenburg (Leipzig–Altenburg Airport) and Helgoland (Heligoland Airport) is 294 miles / 473 kilometers / 255 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Altenburg (AOC) to Helgoland (HGL) is 372 miles / 598 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 24 minutes.

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473
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## Distance from Altenburg to Helgoland

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 293.886 miles
• 472.963 kilometers
• 255.380 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
• 293.351 miles
• 472.103 kilometers
• 254.915 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 Helgoland?

The estimated flight time from Leipzig–Altenburg Airport to Heligoland Airport is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Leipzig–Altenburg Airport (AOC) and Heligoland Airport (HGL)

On average, flying from Altenburg to Helgoland generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 68 kilograms equals 151 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 Helgoland

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

## 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 Heligoland Airport
City: Helgoland
Country: Germany
IATA Code: HGL
ICAO Code: EDXH
Coordinates: 54°11′7″N, 7°54′56″E