# How far is Hay River from Yellowknife?

The distance between Yellowknife (Yellowknife Airport) and Hay River (Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport) is 121 miles / 194 kilometers / 105 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Yellowknife (YZF) to Hay River (YHY) is 300 miles / 482 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 55 minutes.

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## Distance from Yellowknife to Hay River

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Yellowknife to Hay River. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 120.774 miles
• 194.367 kilometers
• 104.950 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
• 120.484 miles
• 193.901 kilometers
• 104.698 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 Yellowknife to Hay River?

The estimated flight time from Yellowknife Airport to Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport is 43 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Yellowknife Airport (YZF) and Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY)

On average, flying from Yellowknife to Hay River generates about 43 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 43 kilograms equals 94 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Yellowknife to Hay River

See the map of the shortest flight path between Yellowknife Airport (YZF) and Hay River/Merlyn Carter Airport (YHY).

## Airport information

Origin Yellowknife Airport
City: Yellowknife