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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.

Map of flight path from Cape Town to Lydd.

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

How far is Lydd from Cape Town?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cape Town and Lydd. 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).

Airport information


A 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

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cape Town and Lydd is 2 hours. Lydd is 2 hours behind Cape Town.

Time Difference

Cape Town

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Lydd

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 709 kg (1 563 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cape Town (CPT) → Lydd (LYX).

Distance:
5944
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5944

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