# Distance between Mount Hotham (MHU) and Lightning Ridge (LHG)

Flight distance from Mount Hotham to Lightning Ridge (Mount Hotham Airport – Lightning Ridge Airport) is 524 miles / 844 kilometers / 456 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

Driving distance from Mount Hotham (MHU) to Lightning Ridge (LHG) is 672 miles / 1082 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 15 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Mount Hotham to Lightning Ridge.

Shortest flight path between Mount Hotham Airport (MHU) and Lightning Ridge Airport (LHG).

## How far is Lightning Ridge from Mount Hotham?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Mount Hotham and Lightning Ridge. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 524.476 miles
• 844.062 kilometers
• 455.757 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 525.813 miles
• 846.214 kilometers
• 456.919 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).

## Airport information

A Mount Hotham Airport
City: Mount Hotham
Country: Australia
IATA Code: MHU
ICAO Code: YHOT
Coordinates: 37°2′51″S, 147°20′2″E

B Lightning Ridge Airport
City: Lightning Ridge
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LHG
ICAO Code: YLRD
Coordinates: 29°27′24″S, 147°59′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Mount Hotham and Lightning Ridge.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 102 kg (225 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Mount Hotham (MHU) → Lightning Ridge (LHG).

Distance:
524
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
524

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