# Distance between Kuwait City (KWI) and Najaf (NJF)

Flight distance from Kuwait City to Najaf (Kuwait International Airport – Al Najaf International Airport) is 285 miles / 459 kilometers / 248 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Kuwait City (KWI) to Najaf (NJF) is 360 miles / 579 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 4 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kuwait City to Najaf.

Shortest flight path between Kuwait International Airport (KWI) and Al Najaf International Airport (NJF).

## How far is Najaf from Kuwait City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Kuwait City and Najaf. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 285.173 miles
• 458.942 kilometers
• 247.809 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
• 285.241 miles
• 459.051 kilometers
• 247.868 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 Kuwait International Airport
City: Kuwait City
Country: Kuwait
IATA Code: KWI
ICAO Code: OKBK
Coordinates: 29°13′35″N, 47°58′8″E

B Al Najaf International Airport
City: Najaf
Country: Iraq
IATA Code: NJF
ICAO Code: ORNI
Coordinates: 31°59′23″N, 44°24′15″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Kuwait City and Najaf.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (148 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kuwait City (KWI) → Najaf (NJF).

Distance:
285
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
285

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