# Distance between Ayers Rock (AYQ) and Lightning Ridge (LHG)

Flight distance from Ayers Rock to Lightning Ridge (Ayers Rock Airport – Lightning Ridge Airport) is 1085 miles / 1747 kilometers / 943 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Ayers Rock (AYQ) to Lightning Ridge (LHG) is 1552 miles / 2497 kilometers and travel time by car is about 27 hours 40 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Ayers Rock to Lightning Ridge.

Shortest flight path between Ayers Rock Airport (AYQ) and Lightning Ridge Airport (LHG).

## How far is Lightning Ridge from Ayers Rock?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Ayers Rock and Lightning Ridge. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1085.296 miles
• 1746.615 kilometers
• 943.097 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 1083.742 miles
• 1744.114 kilometers
• 941.746 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).

## Airport information

A Ayers Rock Airport
City: Ayers Rock
Country: Australia
IATA Code: AYQ
ICAO Code: YAYE
Coordinates: 25°11′9″S, 130°58′33″E

B Lightning Ridge Airport
City: Lightning Ridge
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LHG
ICAO Code: YLRD
Coordinates: 29°27′24″S, 147°59′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Ayers Rock and Lightning Ridge is 1 hour 30 minutes. Lightning Ridge is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Ayers Rock.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (344 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Ayers Rock (AYQ) → Lightning Ridge (LHG).

Distance:
1085
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1085

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