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Distance between Riyadh (RUH) and Buraidah (ELQ)

Flight distance from Riyadh to Buraidah (King Khalid International Airport – Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport) is 205 miles / 329 kilometers / 178 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Riyadh (RUH) to Buraidah (ELQ) is 236 miles / 380 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 48 minutes.

Riyadh – Buraidah

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205
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329
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178
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How far is Buraidah from Riyadh?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 204.633 miles
  • 329.325 kilometers
  • 177.821 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
  • 204.506 miles
  • 329.120 kilometers
  • 177.711 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 Buraidah?

Estimated flight time from King Khalid International Airport to Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport is 53 minutes.

What is the time difference between Riyadh and Buraidah?

There is no time difference between Riyadh and Buraidah.

Flight carbon footprint between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ)

On average flying from Riyadh to Buraidah generates about 55 kg of CO2 per passenger, 55 kilograms is equal to 122 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 Buraidah

Shortest flight path between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport (ELQ).

Airport information

Origin King Khalid International Airport
City: Riyadh
Country: Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: RUH
ICAO Code: OERK
Coordinates: 24°57′27″N, 46°41′55″E
Destination Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz International Airport
City: Buraidah
Country: Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: ELQ
ICAO Code: OEGS
Coordinates: 26°18′10″N, 43°46′27″E

Airlines flying from Riyadh (RUH) to Buraidah (ELQ)

Saudi Arabian Airlines