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Distance between Galway (GWY) and Shannon (SNN)

Flight distance from Galway to Shannon (Galway Airport – Shannon Airport) is 41 miles / 67 kilometers / 36 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 34 minutes.

Driving distance from Galway (GWY) to Shannon (SNN) is 53 miles / 86 kilometers and travel time by car is about 59 minutes.

Galway – Shannon

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41
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67
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36
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How far is Shannon from Galway?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 41.372 miles
  • 66.581 kilometers
  • 35.951 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
  • 41.338 miles
  • 66.527 kilometers
  • 35.921 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 Galway Airport to Shannon Airport is 34 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Galway and Shannon.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Galway to Shannon generates about 31 kg of CO2 per passenger, 31 kilograms is equal to 69 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Galway to Shannon

Shortest flight path between Galway Airport (GWY) and Shannon Airport (SNN).

Airport information

Origin Galway Airport
City: Galway
Country: Ireland Flag of Ireland
IATA Code: GWY
ICAO Code: EICM
Coordinates: 53°18′0″N, 8°56′29″W
Destination Shannon Airport
City: Shannon
Country: Ireland Flag of Ireland
IATA Code: SNN
ICAO Code: EINN
Coordinates: 52°42′7″N, 8°55′29″W