# How far is Basrah from Baghdad?

The distance between Baghdad (Baghdad International Airport) and Basrah (Basra International Airport) is 275 miles / 442 kilometers / 239 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Baghdad (BGW) to Basrah (BSR) is 336 miles / 541 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 51 minutes.

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## Distance from Baghdad to Basrah

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Baghdad to Basrah. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 274.801 miles
• 442.250 kilometers
• 238.796 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
• 274.854 miles
• 442.335 kilometers
• 238.842 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 Baghdad to Basrah?

The estimated flight time from Baghdad International Airport to Basra International Airport is 1 hour and 1 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Baghdad International Airport (BGW) and Basra International Airport (BSR)

On average, flying from Baghdad to Basrah generates about 65 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 65 kilograms equals 144 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Baghdad to Basrah

See the map of the shortest flight path between Baghdad International Airport (BGW) and Basra International Airport (BSR).