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Distance between Kuala Lumpur (KUL) and Niigata (KIJ)

Flight distance from Kuala Lumpur to Niigata (Kuala Lumpur International Airport – Niigata Airport) is 3386 miles / 5450 kilometers / 2943 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Niigata (KIJ) is 5870 miles / 9447 kilometers and travel time by car is about 238 hours 54 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Kuala Lumpur to Niigata.

Shortest flight path between Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL) and Niigata Airport (KIJ).

How far is Niigata from Kuala Lumpur?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3386.329 miles
  • 5449.769 kilometers
  • 2942.640 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
  • 3390.949 miles
  • 5457.203 kilometers
  • 2946.654 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 Kuala Lumpur International Airport
City: Kuala Lumpur
Country: Malaysia Flag of Malaysia
IATA Code: KUL
ICAO Code: WMKK
Coordinates: 2°44′44″N, 101°42′35″E

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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Kuala Lumpur and Niigata is 1 hour. Niigata is 1 hour ahead of Kuala Lumpur.

Time Difference

Kuala Lumpur

 +08

Niigata

 JST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 381 kg (839 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kuala Lumpur (KUL) → Niigata (KIJ).

Distance:
3386
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3386

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