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Distance between Riyadh (RUH) and Kuwait City (KWI)

Flight distance from Riyadh to Kuwait City (King Khalid International Airport – Kuwait International Airport) is 304 miles / 489 kilometers / 264 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Riyadh (RUH) to Kuwait City (KWI) is 447 miles / 720 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 48 minutes.

Riyadh – Kuwait City

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304
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489
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264
Nautical miles

How far is Kuwait City from Riyadh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 304.160 miles
  • 489.498 kilometers
  • 264.308 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
  • 305.123 miles
  • 491.048 kilometers
  • 265.145 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 Kuwait City?

Estimated flight time from King Khalid International Airport to Kuwait International Airport is 1 hour 4 minutes.

What is the time difference between Riyadh and Kuwait City?

There is no time difference between Riyadh and Kuwait City.

Flight carbon footprint between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Kuwait International Airport (KWI)

On average flying from Riyadh to Kuwait City generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, 70 kilograms is equal to 154 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 Kuwait City

Shortest flight path between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Kuwait International Airport (KWI).

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 Kuwait International Airport
City: Kuwait City
Country: Kuwait Flag of Kuwait
IATA Code: KWI
ICAO Code: OKBK
Coordinates: 29°13′35″N, 47°58′8″E

Airlines flying from Riyadh (RUH) to Kuwait City (KWI)

Flynas
Kuwait Airways
Saudi Arabian Airlines