# How far is Riyadh from Buraidah?

The distance between Buraidah (Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport) and Riyadh (King Khalid International Airport) is 205 miles / 329 kilometers / 178 nautical miles.

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

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## Distance from Buraidah to Riyadh

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Buraidah to Riyadh. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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?

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

## 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, and 55 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
IATA Code: ELQ
ICAO Code: OEGS
Coordinates: 26°18′10″N, 43°46′27″E
Destination King Khalid International Airport