There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cologne to Istanbul. Here are two standard methods:
Vincenty's formula (applied above)
1098.352 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.
1096.300 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 Cologne to Istanbul?
The estimated flight time from Cologne Bonn Airport to Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport is
2 hours and 53 minutes.
What is the time difference between Cologne and Istanbul?
The time difference between Cologne and Istanbul is 1 hour. Istanbul is 1 hour ahead of Cologne.
Flight carbon footprint between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW)
On average, flying from Cologne to Istanbul generates about 165 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 165 kilograms equals 363 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path from Cologne to Istanbul
See the map of the shortest flight path between Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW).