# How far is Al Ghaydah from Socotra?

Distance between Socotra (Socotra Airport) and Al Ghaydah (Al Ghaydah Airport) is 271 miles / 436 kilometers / 235 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Socotra (SCT) to Al Ghaydah (AAY) is 672 miles / 1081 kilometers and travel time by car is about 122 hours 2 minutes.

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## Distance from Socotra to Al Ghaydah

There are several ways to calculate distance from Socotra to Al Ghaydah. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 270.893 miles
• 435.960 kilometers
• 235.399 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
• 271.931 miles
• 437.631 kilometers
• 236.302 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 Socotra to Al Ghaydah?

Estimated flight time from Socotra Airport to Al Ghaydah Airport is 1 hour 0 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Socotra and Al Ghaydah?

There is no time difference between Socotra and Al Ghaydah.

## Flight carbon footprint between Socotra Airport (SCT) and Al Ghaydah Airport (AAY)

On average flying from Socotra to Al Ghaydah generates about 65 kg of CO2 per passenger, 65 kilograms is equal to 143 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Socotra to Al Ghaydah

Shortest flight path between Socotra Airport (SCT) and Al Ghaydah Airport (AAY).

## Airport information

Origin Socotra Airport
City: Socotra
Country: Yemen
IATA Code: SCT
ICAO Code: OYSQ
Coordinates: 12°37′50″N, 53°54′20″E
Destination Al Ghaydah Airport
City: Al Ghaydah
Country: Yemen
IATA Code: AAY
ICAO Code: OYGD
Coordinates: 16°11′30″N, 52°10′29″E