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Distance between Cologne (CGN) and Westerland (GWT)

Flight distance from Cologne to Westerland (Cologne Bonn Airport – Sylt Airport) is 284 miles / 458 kilometers / 247 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Cologne (CGN) to Westerland (GWT) is 406 miles / 653 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 26 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Cologne to Westerland.

Shortest flight path between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Sylt Airport (GWT).

How far is Westerland from Cologne?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cologne and Westerland. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 284.302 miles
  • 457.540 kilometers
  • 247.052 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
  • 284.053 miles
  • 457.139 kilometers
  • 246.835 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 Cologne Bonn Airport
City: Cologne
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: CGN
ICAO Code: EDDK
Coordinates: 50°51′57″N, 7°8′33″E

B Sylt Airport
City: Westerland
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: GWT
ICAO Code: EDXW
Coordinates: 54°54′47″N, 8°20′25″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cologne and Westerland.

Time Difference

Cologne

 CET

Westerland

 CET

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cologne (CGN) → Westerland (GWT).

Distance:
284
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
284

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