# How far is Nuuk from Kangerlussuaq?

The distance between Kangerlussuaq (Kangerlussuaq Airport) and Nuuk (Nuuk Airport) is 197 miles / 318 kilometers / 172 nautical miles.

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

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## Distance from Kangerlussuaq to Nuuk

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Kangerlussuaq to Nuuk. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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?

The estimated flight time from Kangerlussuaq Airport to Nuuk Airport is 52 minutes.

## 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, and 54 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ) and Nuuk Airport (GOH).

## Airport information

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