# How far is Swakopmund from Walvis Bay?

The distance between Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Airport) and Swakopmund (Swakopmund Airport) is 22 miles / 36 kilometers / 19 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Walvis Bay (WVB) to Swakopmund (SWP) is 27 miles / 44 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 36 minutes.

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## Distance from Walvis Bay to Swakopmund

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Walvis Bay to Swakopmund. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 22.429 miles
• 36.097 kilometers
• 19.491 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
• 22.515 miles
• 36.235 kilometers
• 19.565 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 Walvis Bay to Swakopmund?

The estimated flight time from Walvis Bay Airport to Swakopmund Airport is 32 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Walvis Bay Airport (WVB) and Swakopmund Airport (SWP)

On average, flying from Walvis Bay to Swakopmund generates about 28 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 28 kilograms equals 62 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Walvis Bay to Swakopmund

See the map of the shortest flight path between Walvis Bay Airport (WVB) and Swakopmund Airport (SWP).

## Airport information

Origin Walvis Bay Airport
City: Walvis Bay
Country: Namibia
IATA Code: WVB
ICAO Code: FYWB
Coordinates: 22°58′47″S, 14°38′43″E
Destination Swakopmund Airport
City: Swakopmund
Country: Namibia
IATA Code: SWP
ICAO Code: FYSM
Coordinates: 22°39′42″S, 14°34′5″E