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Distance between Buraidah (ELQ) and Riyadh (RUH)

Flight distance from Buraidah to Riyadh (Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport – King Khalid International Airport) is 205 miles / 329 kilometers / 178 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Buraidah (ELQ) to Riyadh (RUH) is 231 miles / 372 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 40 minutes.

Buraidah – Riyadh

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205
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329
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178
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How far is Riyadh from Buraidah?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 204.633 miles
  • 329.325 kilometers
  • 177.821 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 204.506 miles
  • 329.120 kilometers
  • 177.711 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 Riyadh?

Estimated flight time from Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport to King Khalid International Airport is 53 minutes.

What is the time difference between Buraidah and Riyadh?

There is no time difference between Buraidah and Riyadh.

Flight carbon footprint between Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ) and King Khalid International Airport (RUH)

On average flying from Buraidah to Riyadh generates about 55 kg of CO2 per passenger, 55 kilograms is equal to 122 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 Riyadh

Shortest flight path between Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ) and King Khalid International Airport (RUH).

Airport information

Origin Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport
City: Buraidah
Country: Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: ELQ
ICAO Code: OEGS
Coordinates: 26°18′10″N, 43°46′27″E
Destination King Khalid International Airport
City: Riyadh
Country: Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: RUH
ICAO Code: OERK
Coordinates: 24°57′27″N, 46°41′55″E

Airlines flying from Buraidah (ELQ) to Riyadh (RUH)

Saudi Arabian Airlines