# How far is Assab from Asmara?

The distance between Asmara (Asmara International Airport) and Assab (Assab International Airport) is 293 miles / 472 kilometers / 255 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Asmara (ASM) to Assab (ASA) is 436 miles / 701 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 27 minutes.

293
Miles
472
Kilometers
255
Nautical miles
1 h 3 min

## Distance from Asmara to Assab

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Asmara to Assab. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 293.303 miles
• 472.025 kilometers
• 254.873 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
• 293.420 miles
• 472.213 kilometers
• 254.975 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 Asmara to Assab?

The estimated flight time from Asmara International Airport to Assab International Airport is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Asmara International Airport (ASM) and Assab International Airport (ASA)

On average, flying from Asmara to Assab generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 68 kilograms equals 150 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Asmara to Assab

See the map of the shortest flight path between Asmara International Airport (ASM) and Assab International Airport (ASA).

## Airport information

Origin Asmara International Airport
City: Asmara
Country: Eritrea
IATA Code: ASM
ICAO Code: HHAS
Coordinates: 15°17′30″N, 38°54′38″E
Destination Assab International Airport
City: Assab
Country: Eritrea
IATA Code: ASA
ICAO Code: HHSB
Coordinates: 13°4′18″N, 42°38′42″E