# How far is Santiago from Calama?

The distance between Calama (El Loa Airport) and Santiago (Santiago International Airport) is 759 miles / 1221 kilometers / 660 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Calama (CJC) to Santiago (SCL) is 974 miles / 1568 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 18 hours 32 minutes.

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1221
Kilometers
660
Nautical miles
1 h 56 min
131 kg

## Distance from Calama to Santiago

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Calama to Santiago. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 758.952 miles
• 1221.415 kilometers
• 659.511 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
• 761.427 miles
• 1225.398 kilometers
• 661.662 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 Calama to Santiago?

The estimated flight time from El Loa Airport to Santiago International Airport is 1 hour and 56 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between El Loa Airport (CJC) and Santiago International Airport (SCL)

On average, flying from Calama to Santiago generates about 131 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 131 kilograms equals 288 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Calama to Santiago

See the map of the shortest flight path between El Loa Airport (CJC) and Santiago International Airport (SCL).

## Airport information

Origin El Loa Airport
City: Calama
Country: Chile
IATA Code: CJC
ICAO Code: SCCF
Coordinates: 22°29′53″S, 68°54′12″W
Destination Santiago International Airport
City: Santiago
Country: Chile
IATA Code: SCL
ICAO Code: SCEL
Coordinates: 33°23′34″S, 70°47′8″W