# How far is Gao from Ouagadougou?

The distance between Ouagadougou (Ouagadougou Airport) and Gao (Gao International Airport) is 286 miles / 461 kilometers / 249 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Ouagadougou (OUA) to Gao (GAQ) is 424 miles / 683 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 12 hours 44 minutes.

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## Distance from Ouagadougou to Gao

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Ouagadougou to Gao. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 286.210 miles
• 460.610 kilometers
• 248.710 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
• 287.415 miles
• 462.550 kilometers
• 249.757 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 Ouagadougou to Gao?

The estimated flight time from Ouagadougou Airport to Gao International Airport is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Ouagadougou Airport (OUA) and Gao International Airport (GAQ)

On average, flying from Ouagadougou to Gao generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 67 kilograms equals 148 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Ouagadougou to Gao

See the map of the shortest flight path between Ouagadougou Airport (OUA) and Gao International Airport (GAQ).