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Distance between Najaf (NJF) and Baghdad (BGW)

Flight distance from Najaf to Baghdad (Al Najaf International Airport – Baghdad International Airport) is 88 miles / 142 kilometers / 77 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Najaf (NJF) to Baghdad (BGW) is 109 miles / 175 kilometers and travel time by car is about 2 hours 27 minutes.

Najaf – Baghdad

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88
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142
Kilometers
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77
Nautical miles

How far is Baghdad from Najaf?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 88.253 miles
  • 142.030 kilometers
  • 76.690 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
  • 88.484 miles
  • 142.402 kilometers
  • 76.891 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Al Najaf International Airport to Baghdad International Airport is 40 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Najaf and Baghdad.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Najaf to Baghdad generates about 38 kg of CO2 per passenger, 38 kilograms is equal to 84 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Najaf to Baghdad

Shortest flight path between Al Najaf International Airport (NJF) and Baghdad International Airport (BGW).

Airport information

Origin Al Najaf International Airport
City: Najaf
Country: Iraq Flag of Iraq
IATA Code: NJF
ICAO Code: ORNI
Coordinates: 31°59′23″N, 44°24′15″E
Destination Baghdad International Airport
City: Baghdad
Country: Iraq Flag of Iraq
IATA Code: BGW
ICAO Code: ORBI
Coordinates: 33°15′45″N, 44°14′4″E