# How far is Qaanaaq from Nuuk?

The distance between Nuuk (Nuuk Airport) and Qaanaaq (Qaanaaq Airport) is 996 miles / 1603 kilometers / 866 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nuuk (GOH) to Qaanaaq (NAQ) is 645 miles / 1038 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 205 hours 53 minutes.

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2 h 23 min
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## Distance from Nuuk to Qaanaaq

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Nuuk to Qaanaaq. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 996.234 miles
• 1603.284 kilometers
• 865.704 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
• 992.797 miles
• 1597.751 kilometers
• 862.717 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 Nuuk to Qaanaaq?

The estimated flight time from Nuuk Airport to Qaanaaq Airport is 2 hours and 23 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Nuuk Airport (GOH) and Qaanaaq Airport (NAQ)

On average, flying from Nuuk to Qaanaaq generates about 151 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 151 kilograms equals 332 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Nuuk to Qaanaaq

See the map of the shortest flight path between Nuuk Airport (GOH) and Qaanaaq Airport (NAQ).

## Airport information

Origin Nuuk Airport
City: Nuuk
Country: Greenland
IATA Code: GOH
ICAO Code: BGGH
Coordinates: 64°11′27″N, 51°40′41″W
Destination Qaanaaq Airport
City: Qaanaaq
Country: Greenland
IATA Code: NAQ
ICAO Code: BGQQ
Coordinates: 77°29′18″N, 69°23′19″W