# How far is Rafha from Buraidah?

The distance between Buraidah (Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport) and Rafha (Rafha Domestic Airport) is 230 miles / 369 kilometers / 199 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Buraidah (ELQ) to Rafha (RAH) is 350 miles / 563 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 18 minutes.

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## Distance from Buraidah to Rafha

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Buraidah to Rafha. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 229.519 miles
• 369.375 kilometers
• 199.446 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
• 230.291 miles
• 370.617 kilometers
• 200.117 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 Buraidah to Rafha?

The estimated flight time from Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport to Rafha Domestic Airport is 56 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ) and Rafha Domestic Airport (RAH)

On average, flying from Buraidah to Rafha generates about 59 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 59 kilograms equals 130 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Buraidah to Rafha

See the map of the shortest flight path between Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ) and Rafha Domestic Airport (RAH).

## Airport information

Origin Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport
City: Buraidah
Country: Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: ELQ
ICAO Code: OEGS
Coordinates: 26°18′10″N, 43°46′27″E
Destination Rafha Domestic Airport
City: Rafha
Country: Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: RAH
ICAO Code: OERF
Coordinates: 29°37′35″N, 43°29′26″E