# How far is Calama from Cusco?

The distance between Cusco (Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport) and Calama (El Loa Airport) is 648 miles / 1043 kilometers / 563 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cusco (CUZ) to Calama (CJC) is 894 miles / 1438 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 21 hours 13 minutes.

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1 h 43 min
119 kg

## Distance from Cusco to Calama

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 647.859 miles
• 1042.628 kilometers
• 562.974 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
• 650.488 miles
• 1046.858 kilometers
• 565.258 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 Cusco to Calama?

The estimated flight time from Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport to El Loa Airport is 1 hour and 43 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) and El Loa Airport (CJC)

On average, flying from Cusco to Calama generates about 119 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 119 kilograms equals 261 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) and El Loa Airport (CJC).

## Airport information

Origin Cusco Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
City: Cusco
Country: Perú
IATA Code: CUZ
ICAO Code: SPZO
Coordinates: 13°32′8″S, 71°56′19″W
Destination El Loa Airport
City: Calama
Country: Chile
IATA Code: CJC
ICAO Code: SCCF
Coordinates: 22°29′53″S, 68°54′12″W