Equator to North Pole flight duration

What is the flight duration from Equator to North Pole?

Unfortunately there are no direct flights flying between Equator and North Pole so the flight duration below is a calculation based on a commercial airliner flying directly from Equator to North Pole

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Depart
BZV
Arrive
LYR

Average direct flight time is 12 hours 7 minutes.

The fastest direct flight from Equator to North Pole is 12 hours 7 minutes.

A distance of 6,181 miles / 9,948 km

Related: Return journey North Pole to Equator flight duration


Airport, Distances & Flight Duration Information

  • The average flight time from Equator to North Pole is 12 hours 7 minutes
  • Distance from Equator to North Pole is 6,181 miles / 9,948 km
  • Equator is served by 1 airports Brazzaville Maya Maya Airport (BZV)
  • North Pole is served by 1 airports Longyearbyen Svalbard Airport (LYR)
  • The currency in North Pole, United States is the US Dollar

Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 24 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.


INDIRECT FLIGHTS (multi stop)

Equator to North Pole flight time via Longyearbyen

Equator to Longyearbyen
10 hours 31 minutes
Longyearbyen to North Pole
2 hours 4 minutes
Total flight time (time flying in the air)
12 hours 37 minutes

The total journey time will vary depending on the wait between flights


Just remember indirect flights will always take longer than a direct flight as you are landing and taking off from at least one extra airport and taking off and landing is the most time comsuming part of any flight and is done at much lower speeds.

The total travel time of a indirect / multi-stop flight from Poole to London can vary greatly depending on what route you take to get to London and how long you have to wait for your connecting flight.


Planning a trip or just interested to find out the flight time between Equator, Democratic Republic of the Congo and North Pole, United States? Be prepared, as flight times can change depending on many factors such as, weather condition, wind speed, flight path and congestion in the air. Due to these factors the actual flight time could be less than 12 hours 7 minutes but on occasion could be longer than the stated time.