# Distance between Beirut (BEY) and Istanbul (SAW)

Flight distance from Beirut to Istanbul (Beirut–Rafic Hariri International Airport – Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport) is 595 miles / 957 kilometers / 517 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Beirut (BEY) to Istanbul (SAW) is 881 miles / 1418 kilometers and travel time by car is about 15 hours 52 minutes.

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

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

## 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)
• 594.554 miles
• 956.843 kilometers
• 516.654 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
• 594.860 miles
• 957.334 kilometers
• 516.919 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
IATA Code: BEY
ICAO Code: OLBA
Coordinates: 33°49′15″N, 35°29′18″E

B Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: SAW
ICAO Code: LTFJ
Coordinates: 40°53′54″N, 29°18′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.

EET

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (247 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Beirut (BEY) → Istanbul (SAW).

Distance:
595
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
595

Round trip?