# How far is Tromsø from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Tromsø (Tromsø Airport, Langnes) is 597 miles / 961 kilometers / 519 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Tromsø (TOS) is 327 miles / 527 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 24 minutes.

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## Distance from Longyearbyen to Tromsø

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 597.241 miles
• 961.167 kilometers
• 518.989 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
• 595.038 miles
• 957.621 kilometers
• 517.074 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 Tromsø?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Tromsø Airport, Langnes (TOS)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Tromsø generates about 112 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 112 kilograms equals 248 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 Tromsø

See the map of the shortest flight path between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Tromsø Airport, Langnes (TOS).

## 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 Tromsø Airport, Langnes
City: Tromsø
Country: Norway
IATA Code: TOS
ICAO Code: ENTC
Coordinates: 69°40′59″N, 18°55′8″E