# How far is Copiapo from Puerto Montt?

The distance between Puerto Montt (El Tepual Airport) and Copiapo (Desierto de Atacama Airport) is 986 miles / 1587 kilometers / 857 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Puerto Montt (PMC) to Copiapo (CPO) is 1174 miles / 1890 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 21 hours 19 minutes.

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## Distance from Puerto Montt to Copiapo

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Puerto Montt to Copiapo. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 986.067 miles
• 1586.922 kilometers
• 856.869 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
• 988.337 miles
• 1590.574 kilometers
• 858.841 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 Puerto Montt to Copiapo?

The estimated flight time from El Tepual Airport to Desierto de Atacama Airport is 2 hours and 22 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between El Tepual Airport (PMC) and Desierto de Atacama Airport (CPO)

On average, flying from Puerto Montt to Copiapo generates about 150 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 150 kilograms equals 330 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Puerto Montt to Copiapo

See the map of the shortest flight path between El Tepual Airport (PMC) and Desierto de Atacama Airport (CPO).

## Airport information

Origin El Tepual Airport
City: Puerto Montt
Country: Chile
IATA Code: PMC
ICAO Code: SCTE
Coordinates: 41°26′20″S, 73°5′38″W
Destination Desierto de Atacama Airport
City: Copiapo
Country: Chile
IATA Code: CPO
ICAO Code: SCAT
Coordinates: 27°15′40″S, 70°46′45″W