# How far is Sokoto from Jos?

The distance between Jos (Yakubu Gowon Airport) and Sokoto (Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport) is 335 miles / 540 kilometers / 291 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Jos (JOS) to Sokoto (SKO) is 411 miles / 661 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 20 minutes.

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## Distance from Jos to Sokoto

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Jos to Sokoto. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 335.287 miles
• 539.593 kilometers
• 291.357 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
• 335.850 miles
• 540.498 kilometers
• 291.846 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 Jos to Sokoto?

The estimated flight time from Yakubu Gowon Airport to Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport is 1 hour and 8 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS) and Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport (SKO)

On average, flying from Jos to Sokoto generates about 74 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 74 kilograms equals 164 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Jos to Sokoto

See the map of the shortest flight path between Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS) and Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport (SKO).

## Airport information

Origin Yakubu Gowon Airport
City: Jos
Country: Nigeria
IATA Code: JOS
ICAO Code: DNJO
Coordinates: 9°38′23″N, 8°52′8″E
Destination Sadiq Abubakar III International Airport
City: Sokoto
Country: Nigeria
IATA Code: SKO
ICAO Code: DNSO
Coordinates: 12°54′58″N, 5°12′25″E