# How far is Shetland from Birmingham?

The distance between Birmingham (Birmingham Airport) and Shetland (Sumburgh Airport) is 514 miles / 827 kilometers / 447 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Birmingham (BHX) to Shetland (LSI) is 756 miles / 1217 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 51 hours 2 minutes.

514
Miles
827
Kilometers
447
Nautical miles
1 h 28 min
101 kg

## Distance from Birmingham to Shetland

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Birmingham to Shetland. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 514.001 miles
• 827.204 kilometers
• 446.654 nautical miles

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

Haversine formula
• 513.311 miles
• 826.093 kilometers
• 446.055 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Birmingham to Shetland?

The estimated flight time from Birmingham Airport to Sumburgh Airport is 1 hour and 28 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Sumburgh Airport (LSI)

On average, flying from Birmingham to Shetland generates about 101 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 101 kilograms equals 222 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Birmingham to Shetland

See the map of the shortest flight path between Birmingham Airport (BHX) and Sumburgh Airport (LSI).

## Airport information

Origin Birmingham Airport
City: Birmingham
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: BHX
ICAO Code: EGBB
Coordinates: 52°27′14″N, 1°44′52″W
Destination Sumburgh Airport
City: Shetland
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LSI
ICAO Code: EGPB
Coordinates: 59°52′44″N, 1°17′44″W