# How far is Papa Westray from North Ronaldsay?

The distance between North Ronaldsay (North Ronaldsay Airport) and Papa Westray (Papa Westray Airport) is 16 miles / 27 kilometers / 14 nautical miles.

The driving distance from North Ronaldsay (NRL) to Papa Westray (PPW) is 68 miles / 110 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 18 hours 42 minutes.

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## Distance from North Ronaldsay to Papa Westray

There are several ways to calculate the distance from North Ronaldsay to Papa Westray. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 16.499 miles
• 26.553 kilometers
• 14.337 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 16.440 miles
• 26.458 kilometers
• 14.286 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 North Ronaldsay to Papa Westray?

The estimated flight time from North Ronaldsay Airport to Papa Westray Airport is 31 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between North Ronaldsay Airport (NRL) and Papa Westray Airport (PPW)

On average, flying from North Ronaldsay to Papa Westray generates about 27 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 27 kilograms equals 60 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from North Ronaldsay to Papa Westray

See the map of the shortest flight path between North Ronaldsay Airport (NRL) and Papa Westray Airport (PPW).

## Airport information

Origin North Ronaldsay Airport
City: North Ronaldsay
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: NRL
ICAO Code: EGEN
Coordinates: 59°22′3″N, 2°26′3″W
Destination Papa Westray Airport
City: Papa Westray
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: PPW
ICAO Code: EGEP
Coordinates: 59°21′6″N, 2°54′1″W