# How far is Mehamn from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Mehamn (Mehamn Airport) is 547 miles / 880 kilometers / 475 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Mehamn (MEH) is 254 miles / 408 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 12 hours 23 minutes.

547
Miles
880
Kilometers
475
Nautical miles
1 h 32 min
106 kg

## Distance from Longyearbyen to Mehamn

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 546.945 miles
• 880.223 kilometers
• 475.282 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
• 544.853 miles
• 876.856 kilometers
• 473.464 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 Mehamn?

The estimated flight time from Svalbard Airport, Longyear to Mehamn Airport is 1 hour and 32 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Mehamn Airport (MEH)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Mehamn generates about 106 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 106 kilograms equals 233 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 Mehamn

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

## 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 Mehamn Airport
City: Mehamn
Country: Norway
IATA Code: MEH
ICAO Code: ENMH
Coordinates: 71°1′46″N, 27°49′36″E