# Distance between Najaf (NJF) and Istanbul (IST)

Flight distance from Najaf to Istanbul (Al Najaf International Airport – Istanbul Airport) is 1077 miles / 1734 kilometers / 936 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Najaf (NJF) to Istanbul (IST) is 1390 miles / 2237 kilometers and travel time by car is about 26 hours 28 minutes.

1077
Miles
1734
Kilometers
936
Nautical miles
2 h 32 min
155 kg

## How far is Istanbul from Najaf?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1077.152 miles
• 1733.509 kilometers
• 936.020 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
• 1076.311 miles
• 1732.155 kilometers
• 935.289 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 Istanbul Airport is 2 hours 32 minutes.

## Time difference

There is no time difference between Najaf and Istanbul.

## Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Najaf to Istanbul generates about 155 kg of CO2 per passenger, 155 kilograms is equal to 343 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 Istanbul

Shortest flight path between Al Najaf International Airport (NJF) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

## Airport information

Origin Al Najaf International Airport
City: Najaf
Country: Iraq
IATA Code: NJF
ICAO Code: ORNI
Coordinates: 31°59′23″N, 44°24′15″E
Destination Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E