# How far is Najaf from Baghdad?

The distance between Baghdad (Baghdad International Airport) and Najaf (Al Najaf International Airport) is 88 miles / 142 kilometers / 77 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Baghdad (BGW) to Najaf (NJF) is 107 miles / 172 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 18 minutes.

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## Distance from Baghdad to Najaf

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 88.253 miles
• 142.030 kilometers
• 76.690 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
• 88.484 miles
• 142.402 kilometers
• 76.891 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 Najaf?

The estimated flight time from Baghdad International Airport to Al Najaf International Airport is 40 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Baghdad International Airport (BGW) and Al Najaf International Airport (NJF)

On average, flying from Baghdad to Najaf generates about 38 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 38 kilograms equals 84 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 Najaf

See the map of the shortest flight path between Baghdad International Airport (BGW) and Al Najaf International Airport (NJF).