# How far is Sharjah from Riyadh?

The distance between Riyadh (King Khalid International Airport) and Sharjah (Sharjah International Airport) is 553 miles / 890 kilometers / 481 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Riyadh (RUH) to Sharjah (SHJ) is 658 miles / 1059 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 17 minutes.

553
Miles
890
Kilometers
481
Nautical miles
1 h 32 min
106 kg

## Distance from Riyadh to Sharjah

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 553.003 miles
• 889.973 kilometers
• 480.547 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
• 552.058 miles
• 888.451 kilometers
• 479.725 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 Sharjah?

The estimated flight time from King Khalid International Airport to Sharjah International Airport is 1 hour and 32 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between King Khalid International Airport (RUH) and Sharjah International Airport (SHJ)

On average, flying from Riyadh to Sharjah generates about 106 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 106 kilograms equals 235 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 Sharjah

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

## Airport information

Origin King Khalid International Airport