# How far is Kangerlussuaq from Nuuk?

The distance between Nuuk (Nuuk Airport) and Kangerlussuaq (Kangerlussuaq Airport) is 197 miles / 318 kilometers / 172 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nuuk (GOH) to Kangerlussuaq (SFJ) is 279 miles / 449 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 85 hours 57 minutes.

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## Distance from Nuuk to Kangerlussuaq

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 197.417 miles
• 317.712 kilometers
• 171.551 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
• 196.871 miles
• 316.832 kilometers
• 171.076 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 Kangerlussuaq?

The estimated flight time from Nuuk Airport to Kangerlussuaq Airport is 52 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Nuuk Airport (GOH) and Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ)

On average, flying from Nuuk to Kangerlussuaq generates about 54 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 54 kilograms equals 119 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 Kangerlussuaq

See the map of the shortest flight path between Nuuk Airport (GOH) and Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ).

## 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 Kangerlussuaq Airport
City: Kangerlussuaq
Country: Greenland
IATA Code: SFJ
ICAO Code: BGSF
Coordinates: 67°0′43″N, 50°42′41″W