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Distance between Najaf (NJF) and Arbil (EBL)

Flight distance from Najaf to Arbil (Al Najaf International Airport – Erbil International Airport) is 294 miles / 473 kilometers / 255 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Najaf (NJF) to Arbil (EBL) is 332 miles / 534 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 52 minutes.

Najaf – Arbil

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294
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473
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255
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How far is Arbil from Najaf?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 293.866 miles
  • 472.932 kilometers
  • 255.363 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
  • 294.573 miles
  • 474.069 kilometers
  • 255.977 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 Erbil International Airport is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Najaf and Arbil.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Najaf to Arbil generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, 68 kilograms is equal to 151 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 Arbil

Shortest flight path between Al Najaf International Airport (NJF) and Erbil International Airport (EBL).

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 Erbil International Airport
City: Arbil
Country: Iraq Flag of Iraq
IATA Code: EBL
ICAO Code: ORER
Coordinates: 36°14′15″N, 43°57′47″E