The flight distance from South Pole to North Pole is:

12,430 miles / 20 004 km

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Distance from South Pole to North Pole

The total distance from South Pole to North Pole is 12,430 miles.

This is equivalent to 20 004 kilometers or 10,801 nautical miles.

Your trip begins in South Pole, .
It ends in North Pole, .

Your flight direction from South Pole to North Pole is North (0 degrees from North).

The distance calculator helps you figure out how far it is to fly from South Pole to North Pole. It does this by computing the straight line flying distance ("as the crow flies"). It uses the great circle formula to compute the total travel mileage.

South Pole

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North Pole

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