# Distance between Niigata (KIJ) and Yamagata (GAJ)

Flight distance from Niigata to Yamagata (Niigata Airport – Yamagata Airport) is 75 miles / 121 kilometers / 65 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 38 minutes.

Driving distance from Niigata (KIJ) to Yamagata (GAJ) is 106 miles / 171 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 3 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Niigata to Yamagata.

Shortest flight path between Niigata Airport (KIJ) and Yamagata Airport (GAJ).

## How far is Yamagata from Niigata?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Niigata and Yamagata. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 74.966 miles
• 120.646 kilometers
• 65.143 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 74.841 miles
• 120.445 kilometers
• 65.035 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).

## Airport information

A Niigata Airport
City: Niigata
Country: Japan
IATA Code: KIJ
ICAO Code: RJSN
Coordinates: 37°57′21″N, 139°7′15″E

B Yamagata Airport
City: Yamagata
Country: Japan
IATA Code: GAJ
ICAO Code: RJSC
Coordinates: 38°24′42″N, 140°22′15″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Niigata and Yamagata.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 36 kg (79 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Niigata (KIJ) → Yamagata (GAJ).

Distance:
75
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
75

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