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Distance between Niigata (KIJ) and Kumamoto (KMJ)

Flight distance from Niigata to Kumamoto (Niigata Airport – Kumamoto Airport) is 585 miles / 941 kilometers / 508 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Niigata (KIJ) to Kumamoto (KMJ) is 780 miles / 1255 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 1 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Niigata to Kumamoto.

Shortest flight path between Niigata Airport (KIJ) and Kumamoto Airport (KMJ).

How far is Kumamoto from Niigata?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 584.595 miles
  • 940.814 kilometers
  • 507.999 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
  • 584.238 miles
  • 940.240 kilometers
  • 507.689 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 Kumamoto Airport
City: Kumamoto
Country: Japan Flag of Japan
IATA Code: KMJ
ICAO Code: RJFT
Coordinates: 32°50′14″N, 130°51′17″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Niigata and Kumamoto.

Time Difference

Niigata

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Kumamoto

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (244 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Niigata (KIJ) → Kumamoto (KMJ).

Distance:
585
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
585

Round trip?