# How far is Praia from São Vicente?

The distance between São Vicente (Cesária Évora Airport) and Praia (Nelson Mandela International Airport) is 167 miles / 268 kilometers / 145 nautical miles.

The driving distance from São Vicente (VXE) to Praia (RAI) is 199 miles / 321 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 61 hours 1 minutes.

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## Distance from São Vicente to Praia

There are several ways to calculate the distance from São Vicente to Praia. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 166.817 miles
• 268.465 kilometers
• 144.960 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
• 167.219 miles
• 269.112 kilometers
• 145.309 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 São Vicente to Praia?

The estimated flight time from Cesária Évora Airport to Nelson Mandela International Airport is 48 minutes.

## What is the time difference between São Vicente and Praia?

There is no time difference between São Vicente and Praia.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cesária Évora Airport (VXE) and Nelson Mandela International Airport (RAI)

On average, flying from São Vicente to Praia generates about 50 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 50 kilograms equals 109 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from São Vicente to Praia

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cesária Évora Airport (VXE) and Nelson Mandela International Airport (RAI).

## Airport information

Origin Cesária Évora Airport
City: São Vicente
Country: Cape Verde
IATA Code: VXE
ICAO Code: GVSV
Coordinates: 16°49′59″N, 25°3′24″W
Destination Nelson Mandela International Airport
City: Praia
Country: Cape Verde
IATA Code: RAI
ICAO Code: GVNP
Coordinates: 14°56′39″N, 23°29′0″W