How far is Båtsfjord from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Båtsfjord (Båtsfjord Airport) is 589 miles / 948 kilometers / 512 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Båtsfjord (BJF) is 281 miles / 453 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 13 hours 7 minutes.

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Distance from Longyearbyen to Båtsfjord

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 589.029 miles
• 947.950 kilometers
• 511.852 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
• 586.779 miles
• 944.329 kilometers
• 509.897 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 Båtsfjord?

The estimated flight time from Svalbard Airport, Longyear to Båtsfjord Airport is 1 hour and 36 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Båtsfjord Airport (BJF)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Båtsfjord generates about 111 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 111 kilograms equals 245 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 Båtsfjord

See the map of the shortest flight path between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Båtsfjord Airport (BJF).

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 Båtsfjord Airport
City: Båtsfjord
Country: Norway
IATA Code: BJF
ICAO Code: ENBS
Coordinates: 70°36′1″N, 29°41′29″E