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How far is Thule from Kangerlussuaq?

Distance between Kangerlussuaq (Kangerlussuaq Airport) and Thule (Thule Air Base) is 760 miles / 1222 kilometers / 660 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 56 minutes.

Driving distance from Kangerlussuaq (SFJ) to Thule (THU) is 587 miles / 945 kilometers and travel time by car is about 185 hours 40 minutes.

Kangerlussuaq Airport – Thule Air Base

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Distance from Kangerlussuaq to Thule

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 759.540 miles
  • 1222.361 kilometers
  • 660.022 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
  • 756.788 miles
  • 1217.931 kilometers
  • 657.630 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 Thule?

Estimated flight time from Kangerlussuaq Airport to Thule Air Base is 1 hour 56 minutes.

What is the time difference between Kangerlussuaq and Thule?

The time difference between Kangerlussuaq and Thule is 1 hour. Thule is 1 hour behind Kangerlussuaq.
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Flight carbon footprint between Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ) and Thule Air Base (THU)

On average flying from Kangerlussuaq to Thule generates about 131 kg of CO2 per passenger, 131 kilograms is equal to 289 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 Thule

Shortest flight path between Kangerlussuaq Airport (SFJ) and Thule Air Base (THU).

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 Thule Air Base
City: Thule
Country: Greenland Flag of Greenland
IATA Code: THU
ICAO Code: BGTL
Coordinates: 76°31′52″N, 68°42′11″W