# Distance between Kuwait City (KWI) and Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH)

Flight distance from Kuwait City to Sharm el-Sheikh (Kuwait International Airport – Sharm El Sheikh International Airport) is 829 miles / 1334 kilometers / 720 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Kuwait City (KWI) to Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH) is 1146 miles / 1845 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 19 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kuwait City to Sharm el-Sheikh.

Shortest flight path between Kuwait International Airport (KWI) and Sharm El Sheikh International Airport (SSH).

## How far is Sharm el-Sheikh from Kuwait City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Kuwait City and Sharm el-Sheikh. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 828.972 miles
• 1334.101 kilometers
• 720.357 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
• 827.457 miles
• 1331.662 kilometers
• 719.040 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 Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
City: Sharm el-Sheikh
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: SSH
ICAO Code: HESH
Coordinates: 27°58′38″N, 34°23′42″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Kuwait City and Sharm el-Sheikh is 1 hour. Sharm el-Sheikh is 1 hour behind Kuwait City.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (303 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kuwait City (KWI) → Sharm el-Sheikh (SSH).

Distance:
829
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
829

Round trip?