How far is Svartnes from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Svartnes (Vardø Airport, Svartnes) is 616 miles / 991 kilometers / 535 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Svartnes (VAW) is 331 miles / 533 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 36 minutes.

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991
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1 h 39 min
115 kg

Distance from Longyearbyen to Svartnes

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 615.855 miles
• 991.122 kilometers
• 535.163 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
• 613.503 miles
• 987.337 kilometers
• 533.119 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 Svartnes?

The estimated flight time from Svalbard Airport, Longyear to Vardø Airport, Svartnes is 1 hour and 39 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Vardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Svartnes generates about 115 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 115 kilograms equals 253 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 Svartnes

See the map of the shortest flight path between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Vardø Airport, Svartnes (VAW).

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 Vardø Airport, Svartnes
City: Svartnes
Country: Norway
IATA Code: VAW
ICAO Code: ENSS
Coordinates: 70°21′19″N, 31°2′41″E