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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Beirut

 EET

Istanbul

 +03

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

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