# How far is Longyearbyen from Hammerfest?

The distance between Hammerfest (Hammerfest Airport) and Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) is 545 miles / 877 kilometers / 474 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Hammerfest (HFT) to Longyearbyen (LYR) is 126 miles / 203 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 9 hours 18 minutes.

545
Miles
877
Kilometers
474
Nautical miles
1 h 31 min
105 kg

## Distance from Hammerfest to Longyearbyen

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Hammerfest to Longyearbyen. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 545.180 miles
• 877.382 kilometers
• 473.749 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
• 543.126 miles
• 874.077 kilometers
• 471.964 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 Hammerfest to Longyearbyen?

The estimated flight time from Hammerfest Airport to Svalbard Airport, Longyear is 1 hour and 31 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Hammerfest Airport (HFT) and Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR)

On average, flying from Hammerfest to Longyearbyen generates about 105 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 105 kilograms equals 232 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Hammerfest to Longyearbyen

See the map of the shortest flight path between Hammerfest Airport (HFT) and Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR).

## Airport information

Origin Hammerfest Airport
City: Hammerfest
Country: Norway
IATA Code: HFT
ICAO Code: ENHF
Coordinates: 70°40′46″N, 23°40′6″E
Destination Svalbard Airport, Longyear
City: Longyearbyen
Country: Norway
IATA Code: LYR
ICAO Code: ENSB
Coordinates: 78°14′45″N, 15°27′56″E