# How far is Samsun from Istanbul?

The distance between Istanbul (Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport) and Samsun (Samsun-Çarşamba Airport) is 380 miles / 611 kilometers / 330 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Istanbul (SAW) to Samsun (SZF) is 452 miles / 728 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 33 minutes.

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## Distance from Istanbul to Samsun

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Istanbul to Samsun. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 379.681 miles
• 611.038 kilometers
• 329.934 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
• 378.715 miles
• 609.482 kilometers
• 329.094 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 Istanbul to Samsun?

The estimated flight time from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport to Samsun-Çarşamba Airport is 1 hour and 13 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) and Samsun-Çarşamba Airport (SZF)

On average, flying from Istanbul to Samsun generates about 81 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 81 kilograms equals 178 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Istanbul to Samsun

See the map of the shortest flight path between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) and Samsun-Çarşamba Airport (SZF).

## Airport information

Origin Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: SAW
ICAO Code: LTFJ
Coordinates: 40°53′54″N, 29°18′33″E
Destination Samsun-Çarşamba Airport
City: Samsun
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: SZF
ICAO Code: LTFH
Coordinates: 41°15′16″N, 36°34′1″E