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How far is Sharm el-Sheikh from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo (Cairo International Airport) and Sharm el-Sheikh (Sharm El Sheikh International Airport) is 234 miles / 376 kilometers / 203 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 56 minutes.

Cairo International Airport – Sharm El Sheikh International Airport

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Distance from Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 233.526 miles
  • 375.823 kilometers
  • 202.928 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
  • 233.561 miles
  • 375.881 kilometers
  • 202.959 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 Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh?

The estimated flight time from Cairo International Airport to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport is 56 minutes.

What is the time difference between Cairo and Sharm el-Sheikh?

There is no time difference between Cairo and Sharm el-Sheikh.

Flight carbon footprint between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH)

On average, flying from Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh generates about 59 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 59 kilograms equals 131 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Cairo to Sharm el-Sheikh

Shortest flight path between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH).

Airport information

Origin Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt Flag of Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″E
Destination Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
City: Sharm el-Sheikh
Country: Egypt Flag of Egypt
IATA Code: SSH
ICAO Code: HESH
Coordinates: 27°58′38″N, 34°23′42″E

Airlines flying from Cairo (CAI) to Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH)

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