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Distance between Cape Town (CPT) and Lydd (LYX)

Flight distance from Cape Town to Lydd (Cape Town International Airport – Lydd Airport) is 5944 miles / 9565 kilometers / 5165 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 45 minutes.

Cape Town – Lydd

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9565
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5165
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How far is Lydd from Cape Town?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5943.683 miles
  • 9565.430 kilometers
  • 5164.919 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
  • 5965.258 miles
  • 9600.152 kilometers
  • 5183.667 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Cape Town to Lydd is 11 hours 45 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cape Town and Lydd is 1 hour. Lydd is 1 hour behind Cape Town.

Cape Town time to Lydd time converter

Time in Cape Town: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Lydd: 00:00

Current local times

Cape Town

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Lydd

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Cape Town to Lydd generates about 709 kg of CO2 per passenger, 709 kilograms is equal to 1 563 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Cape Town to Lydd

Shortest flight path between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Lydd Airport (LYX).

Airport information

Origin Cape Town International Airport
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: CPT
ICAO Code: FACT
Coordinates: 33°57′53″S, 18°36′6″E
Destination Lydd Airport
City: Lydd
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LYX
ICAO Code: EGMD
Coordinates: 50°57′21″N, 0°56′21″E