# Distance between El Hierro (VDE) and Melilla (MLN)

Flight distance from El Hierro to Melilla (El Hierro Airport – Melilla Airport) is 1018 miles / 1639 kilometers / 885 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from El Hierro (VDE) to Melilla (MLN) is 1307 miles / 2104 kilometers and travel time by car is about 48 hours 46 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between El Hierro Airport (VDE) and Melilla Airport (MLN).

## How far is Melilla from El Hierro?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1018.353 miles
• 1638.881 kilometers
• 884.925 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
• 1017.553 miles
• 1637.592 kilometers
• 884.229 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 Melilla Airport
City: Melilla
Country: Spain
IATA Code: MLN
ICAO Code: GEML
Coordinates: 35°16′47″N, 2°57′22″W

## Time difference and current local times

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

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (335 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

El Hierro (VDE) → Melilla (MLN).

Distance:
1018
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1018

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