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How far is Akureyri from Reykjavik?

The distance between Reykjavik (Keflavík International Airport) and Akureyri (Akureyri Airport) is 177 miles / 285 kilometers / 154 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Reykjavik (KEF) to Akureyri (AEY) is 265 miles / 426 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 13 minutes.

Keflavík International Airport – Akureyri Airport

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Distance from Reykjavik to Akureyri

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Reykjavik to Akureyri. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 177.001 miles
  • 284.856 kilometers
  • 153.810 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
  • 176.411 miles
  • 283.905 kilometers
  • 153.297 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 Reykjavik to Akureyri?

The estimated flight time from Keflavík International Airport to Akureyri Airport is 50 minutes.

What is the time difference between Reykjavik and Akureyri?

There is no time difference between Reykjavik and Akureyri.

Flight carbon footprint between Keflavík International Airport (KEF) and Akureyri Airport (AEY)

On average, flying from Reykjavik to Akureyri generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 51 kilograms equals 113 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Reykjavik to Akureyri

Shortest flight path between Keflavík International Airport (KEF) and Akureyri Airport (AEY).

Airport information

Origin Keflavík International Airport
City: Reykjavik
Country: Iceland Flag of Iceland
IATA Code: KEF
ICAO Code: BIKF
Coordinates: 63°59′6″N, 22°36′20″W
Destination Akureyri Airport
City: Akureyri
Country: Iceland Flag of Iceland
IATA Code: AEY
ICAO Code: BIAR
Coordinates: 65°39′36″N, 18°4′21″W