# How far is Istanbul from Balikesir?

The distance between Balikesir (Balıkesir Airport) and Istanbul (Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport) is 115 miles / 184 kilometers / 100 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Balikesir (BZI) to Istanbul (SAW) is 157 miles / 253 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 3 hours 5 minutes.

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## Distance from Balikesir to Istanbul

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Balikesir to Istanbul. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 114.614 miles
• 184.453 kilometers
• 99.597 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
• 114.592 miles
• 184.418 kilometers
• 99.578 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 Balikesir to Istanbul?

The estimated flight time from Balıkesir Airport to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is 43 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Balıkesir Airport (BZI) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)

On average, flying from Balikesir to Istanbul generates about 42 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 42 kilograms equals 92 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Balikesir to Istanbul

See the map of the shortest flight path between Balıkesir Airport (BZI) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW).

## Airport information

Origin Balıkesir Airport
City: Balikesir
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: BZI
ICAO Code: LTBF
Coordinates: 39°37′9″N, 27°55′33″E
Destination Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: SAW
ICAO Code: LTFJ
Coordinates: 40°53′54″N, 29°18′33″E