# How far is Sharjah from Buraidah?

The distance between Buraidah (Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport) and Sharjah (Sharjah International Airport) is 734 miles / 1182 kilometers / 638 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Buraidah (ELQ) to Sharjah (SHJ) is 867 miles / 1396 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 33 minutes.

734
Miles
1182
Kilometers
638
Nautical miles
1 h 53 min
128 kg

## Distance from Buraidah to Sharjah

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 734.468 miles
• 1182.012 kilometers
• 638.236 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
• 733.215 miles
• 1179.995 kilometers
• 637.146 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 Sharjah?

The estimated flight time from Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport to Sharjah International Airport is 1 hour and 53 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ) and Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)

On average, flying from Buraidah to Sharjah generates about 128 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 128 kilograms equals 283 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 Sharjah

See the map of the shortest flight path between Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ) and Sharjah International Airport (SHJ).

## 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 Sharjah International Airport
City: Sharjah
Country: United Arab Emirates
IATA Code: SHJ
ICAO Code: OMSJ
Coordinates: 25°19′42″N, 55°31′1″E