# How far is Sandnessjoen from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Sandnessjoen (Sandnessjøen Airport, Stokka) is 854 miles / 1375 kilometers / 742 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Sandnessjoen (SSJ) is 866 miles / 1393 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 26 hours 14 minutes.

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1375
Kilometers
742
Nautical miles
2 h 7 min
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## Distance from Longyearbyen to Sandnessjoen

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 854.197 miles
• 1374.697 kilometers
• 742.277 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
• 851.218 miles
• 1369.903 kilometers
• 739.688 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 Sandnessjoen?

The estimated flight time from Svalbard Airport, Longyear to Sandnessjøen Airport, Stokka is 2 hours and 7 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Sandnessjøen Airport, Stokka (SSJ)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Sandnessjoen generates about 140 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 140 kilograms equals 308 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 Sandnessjoen

See the map of the shortest flight path between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Sandnessjøen Airport, Stokka (SSJ).

## 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 Sandnessjøen Airport, Stokka
City: Sandnessjoen
Country: Norway
IATA Code: SSJ
ICAO Code: ENST
Coordinates: 65°57′24″N, 12°28′8″E