# Distance between Niigata (KIJ) and Kagoshima (KOJ)

Flight distance from Niigata to Kagoshima (Niigata Airport – Kagoshima Airport) is 638 miles / 1027 kilometers / 554 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Niigata (KIJ) to Kagoshima (KOJ) is 863 miles / 1389 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 8 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Niigata Airport (KIJ) and Kagoshima Airport (KOJ).

## How far is Kagoshima from Niigata?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 637.973 miles
• 1026.718 kilometers
• 554.383 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
• 637.839 miles
• 1026.502 kilometers
• 554.267 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 Kagoshima Airport
City: Kagoshima
Country: Japan
IATA Code: KOJ
ICAO Code: RJFK
Coordinates: 31°48′12″N, 130°43′8″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Niigata and Kagoshima.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 117 kg (259 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Niigata (KIJ) → Kagoshima (KOJ).

Distance:
638
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
638

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