# How far is Sao Nicolau from Praia?

The distance between Praia (Nelson Mandela International Airport) and Sao Nicolau (Preguiça Airport) is 125 miles / 201 kilometers / 109 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Praia (RAI) to Sao Nicolau (SNE) is 265 miles / 426 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 81 hours 38 minutes.

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## Distance from Praia to Sao Nicolau

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Praia to Sao Nicolau. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 124.997 miles
• 201.163 kilometers
• 108.619 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
• 125.464 miles
• 201.914 kilometers
• 109.025 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 Praia to Sao Nicolau?

The estimated flight time from Nelson Mandela International Airport to Preguiça Airport is 44 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Praia and Sao Nicolau?

There is no time difference between Praia and Sao Nicolau.

## Flight carbon footprint between Nelson Mandela International Airport (RAI) and Preguiça Airport (SNE)

On average, flying from Praia to Sao Nicolau generates about 43 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 43 kilograms equals 96 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Praia to Sao Nicolau

See the map of the shortest flight path between Nelson Mandela International Airport (RAI) and Preguiça Airport (SNE).

## Airport information

Origin Nelson Mandela International Airport
City: Praia
Country: Cape Verde
IATA Code: RAI
ICAO Code: GVNP
Coordinates: 14°56′39″N, 23°29′0″W
Destination Preguiça Airport
City: Sao Nicolau
Country: Cape Verde
IATA Code: SNE
ICAO Code: GVSN
Coordinates: 16°35′18″N, 24°17′4″W