# How far is Timbuktu from Gao?

The distance between Gao (Gao International Airport) and Timbuktu (Timbuktu Airport) is 202 miles / 325 kilometers / 175 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Gao (GAQ) to Timbuktu (TOM) is 1047 miles / 1685 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 33 hours 34 minutes.

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## Distance from Gao to Timbuktu

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Gao to Timbuktu. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 201.910 miles
• 324.942 kilometers
• 175.455 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
• 201.663 miles
• 324.546 kilometers
• 175.241 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 Gao to Timbuktu?

The estimated flight time from Gao International Airport to Timbuktu Airport is 52 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Gao and Timbuktu?

There is no time difference between Gao and Timbuktu.

## Flight carbon footprint between Gao International Airport (GAQ) and Timbuktu Airport (TOM)

On average, flying from Gao to Timbuktu generates about 55 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 55 kilograms equals 121 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Gao to Timbuktu

See the map of the shortest flight path between Gao International Airport (GAQ) and Timbuktu Airport (TOM).

## Airport information

Origin Gao International Airport
City: Gao
Country: Mali
IATA Code: GAQ
ICAO Code: GAGO
Coordinates: 16°14′54″N, 0°0′19″W
Destination Timbuktu Airport
City: Timbuktu
Country: Mali
IATA Code: TOM
ICAO Code: GATB
Coordinates: 16°43′49″N, 3°0′27″W