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Distance between Massawa (MSW) and Assab (ASA)

Flight distance from Massawa to Assab (Massawa International Airport – 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 365 miles / 588 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 46 minutes.

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

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

How far is Assab from Massawa?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Massawa and 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).

Airport information


A Massawa International Airport
City: Massawa
Country: Eritrea Flag of Eritrea
IATA Code: MSW
ICAO Code: HHMS
Coordinates: 15°40′12″N, 39°22′12″E

B Assab International Airport
City: Assab
Country: Eritrea Flag of Eritrea
IATA Code: ASA
ICAO Code: HHSB
Coordinates: 13°4′18″N, 42°38′42″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Massawa and Assab.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Massawa (MSW) → Assab (ASA).

Distance:
283
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
283

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