# How far is Nouakchott from Douala?

The distance between Douala (Douala International Airport) and Nouakchott (Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport) is 1997 miles / 3214 kilometers / 1735 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Douala (DLA) to Nouakchott (NKC) is 2766 miles / 4452 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 57 hours 16 minutes.

1997
Miles
3214
Kilometers
1735
Nautical miles
4 h 16 min
217 kg

## Distance from Douala to Nouakchott

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Douala to Nouakchott. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1996.784 miles
• 3213.512 kilometers
• 1735.158 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
• 1997.401 miles
• 3214.505 kilometers
• 1735.694 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 Douala to Nouakchott?

The estimated flight time from Douala International Airport to Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport is 4 hours and 16 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Douala International Airport (DLA) and Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport (NKC)

On average, flying from Douala to Nouakchott generates about 217 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 217 kilograms equals 479 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Douala to Nouakchott

See the map of the shortest flight path between Douala International Airport (DLA) and Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport (NKC).

## Airport information

Origin Douala International Airport
City: Douala
Country: Cameroon
IATA Code: DLA
ICAO Code: FKKD
Coordinates: 4°0′21″N, 9°43′10″E
Destination Nouakchott–Oumtounsy International Airport
City: Nouakchott
Country: Mauritania
IATA Code: NKC
ICAO Code: GQNO
Coordinates: 18°18′36″N, 15°58′10″W