Distance from Petrozavodsk (RU) to Zhigansk (RU)

Name Petrozavodsk Zhigansk
Country Russia Russia
Country ISO codes RU / RUS RU / RUS
Continent Europe Europe
Continent code EU EU
DD coordinates 61.683334 / 34.333332 66.766667 / 123.383333
Time zone Europe/Moscow Asia/Yakutsk
Airports 1 1
Straight distance from Petrozavodsk to Zhigansk is 3970 kilometers (2467 miles).
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There are many ways to find how far is Petrozavodsk from Zhigansk, the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula - distance between coordinates: 61.683334 / 34.333332 and 66.766667 / 123.383333.


When planning a trip on your own, you want to know how many hours it would take to get to your destination and find the shortest way between your current location and the target point. Our service is designed to deliver fast and accurate information on how far Petrozavodsk (RU) from Zhigansk (RU) is for you to make a sound decision as to the best transportation mode and other details of your journey.

The distance from Petrozavodsk to Zhigansk amounts to 3970 km / 2467 mil. It is calculated as an air miles distance since this is the fastest and most direct path between two points. However, it is not exactly a straight line because the trigonometric formula used in the calculations takes into account the curvature of the Earth’s surface. We have factored in the actual sites occupied by the cities and figured the distance by taking coordinates from 61.683334 / 34.333332 and coordinates to 66.766667 / 123.383333.

The flight time of 4 hours, 43 minutes is calculated based on the average speed of modern commercial aircraft. However, you are not limited to traveling from Petrozavodsk (RU) to Zhigansk (RU) by plane and can estimate your drive time and backward distance if you opt for traveling by car. Also, note the time zones of the cities, which are Europe/Moscow / Asia/Yakutsk.

Reverse direction from Zhigansk to Petrozavodsk.

Travel time by different modes of transport

Depart from Petrozavodsk (RU)
Arrives in Zhigansk (RU)
Petrozavodsk to Zhigansk distance 3970 km / 2467 mil
Avg car duration 44 hours, 6 minutes (90 km/h)
Avg bus duration 66 hours, 10 minutes (60 km/h)
Avg train duration 39 hours, 42 minutes (100 km/h)
Avg flight duration 4 hours, 24 minutes (900 km/h)

* Estimated time when driving in a straight line at the same speed.

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People also ask - FAQ

The shortest distance between Petrozavodsk and Zhigansk is 3970 kilometers = 2467 miles, the calculation is carried out using the formula Haversine between latitude / longitude points on the Earth's surface, using an ellipsoidal model.
The shortest flight distance from Petrozavodsk (61.683334 / 34.333332) to Zhigansk (66.766667 / 123.383333) is 2467 miles. If you travel by airplane (average speed of 560 miles) flight time to Zhigansk takes approximately 4 hours, 24 minutes.
It will take you about 66 hours, 10 minutes to drive from Petrozavodsk, RU to Zhigansk, RU, plus time for stops like food breaks, bathroom breaks, gas breaks and overnight stays.
Yes, but conditions apply when entering Zhigansk.