# How far is Ålesund from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Ålesund (Ålesund Airport, Vigra) is 1105 miles / 1779 kilometers / 961 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Ålesund (AES) is 1219 miles / 1961 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 35 hours 29 minutes.

1105
Miles
1779
Kilometers
961
Nautical miles
2 h 35 min
157 kg

## Distance from Longyearbyen to Ålesund

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Longyearbyen to Ålesund. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1105.392 miles
• 1778.957 kilometers
• 960.560 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 1101.733 miles
• 1773.067 kilometers
• 957.380 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Longyearbyen to Ålesund?

The estimated flight time from Svalbard Airport, Longyear to Ålesund Airport, Vigra is 2 hours and 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Ålesund Airport, Vigra (AES)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Ålesund generates about 157 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 157 kilograms equals 346 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Longyearbyen to Ålesund

See the map of the shortest flight path between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Ålesund Airport, Vigra (AES).

## Airport information

Origin Svalbard Airport, Longyear
City: Longyearbyen
Country: Norway
IATA Code: LYR
ICAO Code: ENSB
Coordinates: 78°14′45″N, 15°27′56″E
Destination Ålesund Airport, Vigra
City: Ålesund
Country: Norway
IATA Code: AES
ICAO Code: ENAL
Coordinates: 62°33′45″N, 6°7′10″E