# How far is Sørkjosen from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Sørkjosen (Sørkjosen Airport) is 595 miles / 958 kilometers / 517 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Sørkjosen (SOJ) is 244 miles / 393 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 12 hours 17 minutes.

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## Distance from Longyearbyen to Sørkjosen

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 595.324 miles
• 958.081 kilometers
• 517.322 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
• 593.119 miles
• 954.533 kilometers
• 515.407 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 Sørkjosen?

The estimated flight time from Svalbard Airport, Longyear to Sørkjosen Airport is 1 hour and 37 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Sørkjosen Airport (SOJ)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Sørkjosen generates about 112 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 112 kilograms equals 247 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 Sørkjosen

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

## 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 Sørkjosen Airport
City: Sørkjosen
Country: Norway
IATA Code: SOJ
ICAO Code: ENSR
Coordinates: 69°47′12″N, 20°57′33″E