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Distance between El Hierro (VDE) and Alicante (ALC)

Flight distance from El Hierro to Alicante (El Hierro Airport – Alicante–Elche Airport) is 1234 miles / 1986 kilometers / 1072 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 50 minutes.

Driving distance from El Hierro (VDE) to Alicante (ALC) is 1378 miles / 2218 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 12 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from El Hierro to Alicante.

Shortest flight path between El Hierro Airport (VDE) and Alicante–Elche Airport (ALC).

How far is Alicante from El Hierro?

There are several ways to calculate distances between El Hierro and Alicante. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1234.147 miles
  • 1986.167 kilometers
  • 1072.445 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
  • 1233.532 miles
  • 1985.177 kilometers
  • 1071.910 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 El Hierro Airport
City: El Hierro
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: VDE
ICAO Code: GCHI
Coordinates: 27°48′53″N, 17°53′13″W

B Alicante–Elche Airport
City: Alicante
Country: Spain Flag of Spain
IATA Code: ALC
ICAO Code: LEAL
Coordinates: 38°16′55″N, 0°33′29″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between El Hierro and Alicante is 1 hour. Alicante is 1 hour ahead of El Hierro.

Time Difference

El Hierro

 WET

Alicante

 CET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 163 kg (359 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

El Hierro (VDE) → Alicante (ALC).

Distance:
1234
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1234

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