How far is Najaf from Arbil?

The distance between Arbil (Erbil International Airport) and Najaf (Al Najaf International Airport) is 294 miles / 473 kilometers / 255 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Arbil (EBL) to Najaf (NJF) is 327 miles / 527 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 6 hours 39 minutes.

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Distance from Arbil to Najaf

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Arbil to Najaf. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 293.866 miles
• 472.932 kilometers
• 255.363 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
• 294.573 miles
• 474.069 kilometers
• 255.977 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 Arbil to Najaf?

The estimated flight time from Erbil International Airport to Al Najaf International Airport is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Erbil International Airport (EBL) and Al Najaf International Airport (NJF)

On average, flying from Arbil to Najaf generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 68 kilograms equals 151 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Arbil to Najaf

See the map of the shortest flight path between Erbil International Airport (EBL) and Al Najaf International Airport (NJF).

Airport information

Origin Erbil International Airport
City: Arbil
Country: Iraq
IATA Code: EBL
ICAO Code: ORER
Coordinates: 36°14′15″N, 43°57′47″E
Destination Al Najaf International Airport
City: Najaf
Country: Iraq
IATA Code: NJF
ICAO Code: ORNI
Coordinates: 31°59′23″N, 44°24′15″E