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

B Kumamoto Airport
City: Kumamoto
Country: 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.

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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

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