# How far is Vadsø from Longyearbyen?

The distance between Longyearbyen (Svalbard Airport, Longyear) and Vadsø (Vadsø Airport) is 625 miles / 1006 kilometers / 543 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Longyearbyen (LYR) to Vadsø (VDS) is 290 miles / 466 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 13 hours 28 minutes.

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1 h 41 min
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## Distance from Longyearbyen to Vadsø

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 625.225 miles
• 1006.201 kilometers
• 543.305 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
• 622.855 miles
• 1002.388 kilometers
• 541.246 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 Vadsø?

The estimated flight time from Svalbard Airport, Longyear to Vadsø Airport is 1 hour and 41 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR) and Vadsø Airport (VDS)

On average, flying from Longyearbyen to Vadsø generates about 116 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 116 kilograms equals 255 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 Vadsø

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

## 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