# How far is Svolvær from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Svolvær (Svolvær Airport, Helle) is 694 miles / 1117 kilometers / 603 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Svolvær (SVJ) is 547 miles / 881 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 20 hours 17 minutes.

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1 h 48 min
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## Distance from Longyearbyen to Svolvær

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 693.798 miles
• 1116.560 kilometers
• 602.894 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
• 691.294 miles
• 1112.530 kilometers
• 600.718 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 Svolvær?

The estimated flight time from Svalbard Airport, Longyear to Svolvær Airport, Helle is 1 hour and 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Svolvær Airport, Helle (SVJ)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Svolvær generates about 124 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 124 kilograms equals 273 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 Svolvær

See the map of the shortest flight path between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Svolvær Airport, Helle (SVJ).

## 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 Svolvær Airport, Helle
City: Svolvær
Country: Norway
IATA Code: SVJ
ICAO Code: ENSH
Coordinates: 68°14′35″N, 14°40′9″E