# How far is Istanbul from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo (Cairo International Airport) and Istanbul (Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport) is 752 miles / 1211 kilometers / 654 nautical miles.

752
Miles
1211
Kilometers
654
Nautical miles
1 h 55 min
130 kg

## Distance from Cairo to Istanbul

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 752.235 miles
• 1210.604 kilometers
• 653.674 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
• 753.807 miles
• 1213.136 kilometers
• 655.041 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 Cairo to Istanbul?

The estimated flight time from Cairo International Airport to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is 1 hour and 55 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Cairo and Istanbul?

There is no time difference between Cairo and Istanbul.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)

On average, flying from Cairo to Istanbul generates about 130 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 130 kilograms equals 287 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path from Cairo to Istanbul

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

## Airport information

Origin Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″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