# Distance between Baku (GYD) and Istanbul (SAW)

Flight distance from Baku to Istanbul (Heydar Aliyev International Airport – Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport) is 1087 miles / 1750 kilometers / 945 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Baku (GYD) to Istanbul (SAW) is 1353 miles / 2177 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 51 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Baku to Istanbul.

Shortest flight path between Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW).

## How far is Istanbul from Baku?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Baku and Istanbul. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1087.171 miles
• 1749.632 kilometers
• 944.726 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
• 1084.413 miles
• 1745.194 kilometers
• 942.329 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 Heydar Aliyev International Airport
City: Baku
Country: Azerbaijan
IATA Code: GYD
ICAO Code: UBBB
Coordinates: 40°28′2″N, 50°2′48″E

B Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: SAW
ICAO Code: LTFJ
Coordinates: 40°53′54″N, 29°18′33″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Baku and Istanbul is 1 hour. Istanbul is 1 hour behind Baku.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 156 kg (344 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Baku (GYD) → Istanbul (SAW).

Distance:
1087
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1087

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