# How far is Assab from Massawa?

Distance between Massawa (Massawa International Airport) and Assab (Assab International Airport) is 283 miles / 455 kilometers / 246 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Massawa (MSW) to Assab (ASA) is 370 miles / 596 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 17 minutes.

283
Miles
455
Kilometers
246
Nautical miles
1 h 2 min

## Distance from Massawa to Assab

There are several ways to calculate distance from Massawa to Assab. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 282.967 miles
• 455.391 kilometers
• 245.892 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
• 283.306 miles
• 455.937 kilometers
• 246.186 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 Massawa to Assab?

Estimated flight time from Massawa International Airport to Assab International Airport is 1 hour 2 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Massawa and Assab?

There is no time difference between Massawa and Assab.

## Flight carbon footprint between Massawa International Airport (MSW) and Assab International Airport (ASA)

On average flying from Massawa to Assab generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, 67 kilograms is equal to 147 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Massawa to Assab

Shortest flight path between Massawa International Airport (MSW) and Assab International Airport (ASA).

## Airport information

Origin Massawa International Airport
City: Massawa
Country: Eritrea
IATA Code: MSW
ICAO Code: HHMS
Coordinates: 15°40′12″N, 39°22′12″E
Destination Assab International Airport
City: Assab
Country: Eritrea
IATA Code: ASA
ICAO Code: HHSB
Coordinates: 13°4′18″N, 42°38′42″E