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Distance between Kuwait City (KWI) and Riyadh (RUH)

Flight distance from Kuwait City to Riyadh (Kuwait International Airport – King Khalid International Airport) is 304 miles / 489 kilometers / 264 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Kuwait City (KWI) to Riyadh (RUH) is 446 miles / 718 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 3 minutes.

Kuwait City – Riyadh

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304
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489
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264
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How far is Riyadh from Kuwait City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 304.160 miles
  • 489.498 kilometers
  • 264.308 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
  • 305.123 miles
  • 491.048 kilometers
  • 265.145 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Kuwait International Airport to King Khalid International Airport is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Kuwait City and Riyadh.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Kuwait City to Riyadh generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, 70 kilograms is equal to 154 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Kuwait City to Riyadh

Shortest flight path between Kuwait International Airport (KWI) and King Khalid International Airport (RUH).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination King Khalid International Airport
City: Riyadh
Country: Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: RUH
ICAO Code: OERK
Coordinates: 24°57′27″N, 46°41′55″E

Airlines flying from Kuwait City (KWI) to Riyadh (RUH)

Flynas
Kuwait Airways
Saudi Arabian Airlines