# 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
IATA Code: VDE
ICAO Code: GCHI
Coordinates: 27°48′53″N, 17°53′13″W

B Alicante–Elche Airport
City: Alicante
Country: 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.

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## 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:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1234

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