# How far is Fort Chipewyan from Yellowknife?

The distance between Yellowknife (Yellowknife Airport) and Fort Chipewyan (Fort Chipewyan Airport) is 280 miles / 450 kilometers / 243 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Yellowknife (YZF) to Fort Chipewyan (YPY) is 578 miles / 930 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 15 hours 39 minutes.

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## Distance from Yellowknife to Fort Chipewyan

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 279.647 miles
• 450.048 kilometers
• 243.006 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
• 279.003 miles
• 449.011 kilometers
• 242.447 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 Fort Chipewyan?

The estimated flight time from Yellowknife Airport to Fort Chipewyan Airport is 1 hour and 1 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Yellowknife and Fort Chipewyan?

There is no time difference between Yellowknife and Fort Chipewyan.

## Flight carbon footprint between Yellowknife Airport (YZF) and Fort Chipewyan Airport (YPY)

On average, flying from Yellowknife to Fort Chipewyan generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 66 kilograms equals 146 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 Fort Chipewyan

See the map of the shortest flight path between Yellowknife Airport (YZF) and Fort Chipewyan Airport (YPY).

## Airport information

Origin Yellowknife Airport
City: Yellowknife