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Distance between Luqa (MLA) and Riga (RIX)

Flight distance from Luqa to Riga (Malta International Airport – Riga International Airport) is 1521 miles / 2447 kilometers / 1322 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Luqa (MLA) to Riga (RIX) is 2172 miles / 3496 kilometers and travel time by car is about 39 hours 4 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Luqa to Riga.

Shortest flight path between Malta International Airport (MLA) and Riga International Airport (RIX).

How far is Riga from Luqa?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Luqa and Riga. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1520.758 miles
  • 2447.422 kilometers
  • 1321.502 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
  • 1520.853 miles
  • 2447.576 kilometers
  • 1321.585 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 Malta International Airport
City: Luqa
Country: Malta Flag of Malta
IATA Code: MLA
ICAO Code: LMML
Coordinates: 35°51′26″N, 14°28′39″E

B Riga International Airport
City: Riga
Country: Latvia Flag of Latvia
IATA Code: RIX
ICAO Code: EVRA
Coordinates: 56°55′24″N, 23°58′15″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Luqa and Riga is 1 hour. Riga is 1 hour ahead of Luqa.

Time Difference

Luqa

 CET

Riga

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 181 kg (399 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Luqa (MLA) → Riga (RIX).

Distance:
1521
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1521

Round trip?