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Distance between Beirut (BEY) and Istanbul (IST)

Flight distance from Beirut to Istanbul (Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport – Istanbul Airport) is 632 miles / 1018 kilometers / 549 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 41 minutes.

Driving distance from Beirut (BEY) to Istanbul (IST) is 919 miles / 1479 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Beirut to Istanbul.

Shortest flight path between Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport (BEY) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

How far is Istanbul from Beirut?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Beirut and Istanbul. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 632.348 miles
  • 1017.666 kilometers
  • 549.496 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 632.616 miles
  • 1018.097 kilometers
  • 549.728 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).

Airport information


A Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport
City: Beirut
Country: Lebanon Flag of Lebanon
IATA Code: BEY
ICAO Code: OLBA
Coordinates: 33°49′15″N, 35°29′18″E

B Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Beirut and Istanbul is 1 hour. Istanbul is 1 hour ahead of Beirut.

Time Difference

Beirut

 EET

Istanbul

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 117 kg (257 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beirut (BEY) → Istanbul (IST).

Distance:
632
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
632

Round trip?