Distance between Gambela (GMB) and Massawa (MSW)

Flight distance from Gambela to Massawa (Gambela Airport – Massawa International Airport) is 612 miles / 985 kilometers / 532 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Gambela (GMB) to Massawa (MSW) is 1156 miles / 1860 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 29 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Gambela to Massawa.

Shortest flight path between Gambela Airport (GMB) and Massawa International Airport (MSW).

How far is Massawa from Gambela?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Gambela and Massawa. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 611.899 miles
• 984.755 kilometers
• 531.725 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
• 613.954 miles
• 988.063 kilometers
• 533.511 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).

Airport information

A Gambela Airport
City: Gambela
Country: Ethiopia
IATA Code: GMB
ICAO Code: HAGM
Coordinates: 8°7′43″N, 34°33′47″E

B Massawa International Airport
City: Massawa
Country: Eritrea
IATA Code: MSW
ICAO Code: HHMS
Coordinates: 15°40′12″N, 39°22′12″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Gambela and Massawa.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (252 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Gambela (GMB) → Massawa (MSW).

Distance:
612
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
612

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