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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 Flag of Japan
IATA Code: KIJ
ICAO Code: RJSN
Coordinates: 37°57′21″N, 139°7′15″E

B Yamagata Airport
City: Yamagata
Country: Japan Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Niigata

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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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