# How far is Copiapo from Santiago?

The distance between Santiago (Santiago International Airport) and Copiapo (Desierto de Atacama Airport) is 422 miles / 680 kilometers / 367 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Santiago (SCL) to Copiapo (CPO) is 532 miles / 856 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 9 hours 50 minutes.

422
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680
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367
Nautical miles
1 h 17 min

## Distance from Santiago to Copiapo

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Santiago to Copiapo. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 422.385 miles
• 679.763 kilometers
• 367.042 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
• 423.667 miles
• 681.826 kilometers
• 368.157 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 Santiago to Copiapo?

The estimated flight time from Santiago International Airport to Desierto de Atacama Airport is 1 hour and 17 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Santiago International Airport (SCL) and Desierto de Atacama Airport (CPO)

On average, flying from Santiago to Copiapo generates about 87 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 87 kilograms equals 192 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Santiago to Copiapo

See the map of the shortest flight path between Santiago International Airport (SCL) and Desierto de Atacama Airport (CPO).

## Airport information

Origin Santiago International Airport
City: Santiago
Country: Chile
IATA Code: SCL
ICAO Code: SCEL
Coordinates: 33°23′34″S, 70°47′8″W
Destination Desierto de Atacama Airport
City: Copiapo
Country: Chile
IATA Code: CPO
ICAO Code: SCAT
Coordinates: 27°15′40″S, 70°46′45″W