# How far is Abha from Riyadh?

The distance between Riyadh (King Khalid International Airport) and Abha (Abha International Airport) is 530 miles / 853 kilometers / 461 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Riyadh (RUH) to Abha (AHB) is 603 miles / 970 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 27 minutes.

530
Miles
853
Kilometers
461
Nautical miles
1 h 30 min
103 kg

## Distance from Riyadh to Abha

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Riyadh to Abha. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 530.203 miles
• 853.280 kilometers
• 460.734 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
• 531.712 miles
• 855.707 kilometers
• 462.045 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 Riyadh to Abha?

The estimated flight time from King Khalid International Airport to Abha International Airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Abha International Airport (AHB)

On average, flying from Riyadh to Abha generates about 103 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 103 kilograms equals 227 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Riyadh to Abha

See the map of the shortest flight path between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Abha International Airport (AHB).

## Airport information

Origin King Khalid International Airport