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How far is Nuuk from Kangerlussuaq?

Distance between Kangerlussuaq (Kangerlussuaq Airport) and Nuuk (Nuuk Airport) is 197 miles / 318 kilometers / 172 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Kangerlussuaq (SFJ) to Nuuk (GOH) is 279 miles / 449 kilometers and travel time by car is about 85 hours 57 minutes.

Kangerlussuaq Airport – Nuuk Airport

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Distance from Kangerlussuaq to Nuuk

There are several ways to calculate distance from Kangerlussuaq to Nuuk. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 197.417 miles
  • 317.712 kilometers
  • 171.551 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
  • 196.871 miles
  • 316.832 kilometers
  • 171.076 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 Kangerlussuaq to Nuuk?

Estimated flight time from Kangerlussuaq Airport to Nuuk Airport is 52 minutes.

What is the time difference between Kangerlussuaq and Nuuk?

There is no time difference between Kangerlussuaq and Nuuk.

Flight carbon footprint between Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ) and Nuuk Airport (GOH)

On average flying from Kangerlussuaq to Nuuk generates about 54 kg of CO2 per passenger, 54 kilograms is equal to 119 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Kangerlussuaq to Nuuk

Shortest flight path between Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ) and Nuuk Airport (GOH).

Airport information

Origin Kangerlussuaq Airport
City: Kangerlussuaq
Country: Greenland Flag of Greenland
IATA Code: SFJ
ICAO Code: BGSF
Coordinates: 67°0′43″N, 50°42′41″W
Destination Nuuk Airport
City: Nuuk
Country: Greenland Flag of Greenland
IATA Code: GOH
ICAO Code: BGGH
Coordinates: 64°11′27″N, 51°40′41″W

Airlines flying from Kangerlussuaq (SFJ) to Nuuk (GOH)

Air Greenland