# Distance between Sørkjosen (SOJ) and Longyearbyen (LYR)

Flight distance from Sørkjosen to Longyearbyen (Sørkjosen Airport – Svalbard Airport, Longyear) is 595 miles / 958 kilometers / 517 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Sørkjosen (SOJ) to Longyearbyen (LYR) is 244 miles / 393 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 34 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Sørkjosen to Longyearbyen.

Shortest flight path between Sørkjosen Airport (SOJ) and Svalbard Airport, Longyear (LYR).

## How far is Longyearbyen from Sørkjosen?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sørkjosen and Longyearbyen. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 595.324 miles
• 958.081 kilometers
• 517.322 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
• 593.119 miles
• 954.533 kilometers
• 515.407 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).

## Airport information

A Sørkjosen Airport
City: Sørkjosen
Country: Norway
IATA Code: SOJ
ICAO Code: ENSR
Coordinates: 69°47′12″N, 20°57′33″E

B Svalbard Airport, Longyear
City: Longyearbyen
Country: Norway
IATA Code: LYR
ICAO Code: ENSB
Coordinates: 78°14′45″N, 15°27′56″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sørkjosen and Longyearbyen.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (247 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sørkjosen (SOJ) → Longyearbyen (LYR).

Distance:
595
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
595

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