How far is Balmaceda from Copiapo?

The distance between Copiapo (Desierto de Atacama Airport) and Balmaceda (Balmaceda Airport) is 1287 miles / 2072 kilometers / 1119 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Copiapo (CPO) to Balmaceda (BBA) is 1748 miles / 2813 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 34 hours 26 minutes.

1287
Miles
2072
Kilometers
1119
Nautical miles
2 h 56 min
166 kg

Distance from Copiapo to Balmaceda

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Copiapo to Balmaceda. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1287.327 miles
• 2071.752 kilometers
• 1118.657 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
• 1289.896 miles
• 2075.887 kilometers
• 1120.889 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 Copiapo to Balmaceda?

The estimated flight time from Desierto de Atacama Airport to Balmaceda Airport is 2 hours and 56 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Desierto de Atacama Airport (CPO) and Balmaceda Airport (BBA)

On average, flying from Copiapo to Balmaceda generates about 166 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 166 kilograms equals 366 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Copiapo to Balmaceda

See the map of the shortest flight path between Desierto de Atacama Airport (CPO) and Balmaceda Airport (BBA).

Airport information

Origin Desierto de Atacama Airport
City: Copiapo
Country: Chile
IATA Code: CPO
ICAO Code: SCAT
Coordinates: 27°15′40″S, 70°46′45″W
Destination Balmaceda Airport
City: Balmaceda
Country: Chile
IATA Code: BBA
ICAO Code: SCBA
Coordinates: 45°54′57″S, 71°41′22″W