# How far is Basrah from Medina?

The distance between Medina (Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport) and Basrah (Basra International Airport) is 639 miles / 1028 kilometers / 555 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Medina (MED) to Basrah (BSR) is 779 miles / 1254 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 13 hours 57 minutes.

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1 h 42 min
118 kg

## Distance from Medina to Basrah

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Medina to Basrah. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 639.078 miles
• 1028.496 kilometers
• 555.344 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
• 639.317 miles
• 1028.881 kilometers
• 555.552 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 Medina to Basrah?

The estimated flight time from Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport to Basra International Airport is 1 hour and 42 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED) and Basra International Airport (BSR)

On average, flying from Medina to Basrah generates about 118 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 118 kilograms equals 259 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Medina to Basrah

See the map of the shortest flight path between Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport (MED) and Basra International Airport (BSR).

## Airport information

Origin Prince Mohammad bin Abdulaziz Airport
City: Medina
Country: Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: MED
ICAO Code: OEMA
Coordinates: 24°33′12″N, 39°42′18″E
Destination Basra International Airport
City: Basrah
Country: Iraq
IATA Code: BSR
ICAO Code: ORMM
Coordinates: 30°32′56″N, 47°39′43″E