# How far is Ilulissat from Thule?

The distance between Thule (Thule Air Base) and Ilulissat (Ilulissat Airport) is 615 miles / 990 kilometers / 535 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Thule (THU) to Ilulissat (JAV) is 215 miles / 346 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 68 hours 19 minutes.

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990
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1 h 39 min
115 kg

## Distance from Thule to Ilulissat

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Thule to Ilulissat. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 615.275 miles
• 990.190 kilometers
• 534.660 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
• 612.954 miles
• 986.454 kilometers
• 532.642 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 Thule to Ilulissat?

The estimated flight time from Thule Air Base to Ilulissat Airport is 1 hour and 39 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Thule Air Base (THU) and Ilulissat Airport (JAV)

On average, flying from Thule to Ilulissat generates about 115 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 115 kilograms equals 253 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Thule to Ilulissat

See the map of the shortest flight path between Thule Air Base (THU) and Ilulissat Airport (JAV).

## Airport information

Origin Thule Air Base
City: Thule
Country: Greenland
IATA Code: THU
ICAO Code: BGTL
Coordinates: 76°31′52″N, 68°42′11″W
Destination Ilulissat Airport
City: Ilulissat
Country: Greenland
IATA Code: JAV
ICAO Code: BGJN
Coordinates: 69°14′35″N, 51°3′25″W