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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Kuwait City

 +03

Najaf

 +03

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

Round trip?