# How far is Kristiansand from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Kristiansand (Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik) is 1399 miles / 2252 kilometers / 1216 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Kristiansand (KRS) is 1422 miles / 2288 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 38 hours 40 minutes.

1399
Miles
2252
Kilometers
1216
Nautical miles
3 h 8 min
173 kg

## Distance from Longyearbyen to Kristiansand

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1399.226 miles
• 2251.836 kilometers
• 1215.894 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
• 1394.999 miles
• 2245.033 kilometers
• 1212.221 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 Kristiansand?

The estimated flight time from Svalbard Airport, Longyear to Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik is 3 hours and 8 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Kristiansand generates about 173 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 173 kilograms equals 382 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 Kristiansand

See the map of the shortest flight path between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik (KRS).

## 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 Kristiansand Airport, Kjevik
City: Kristiansand
Country: Norway
IATA Code: KRS
ICAO Code: ENCN
Coordinates: 58°12′15″N, 8°5′7″E