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Distance between Istanbul (IST) and Tehran (IKA)

Flight distance from Istanbul to Tehran (Istanbul Airport – Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport) is 1278 miles / 2057 kilometers / 1111 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 55 minutes.

Driving distance from Istanbul (IST) to Tehran (IKA) is 1543 miles / 2484 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 56 minutes.

Istanbul – Tehran

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1278
Miles
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2057
Kilometers
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1111
Nautical miles
Flight time duration
2 h 55 min
Time Difference
1 h 30 min
CO2 emission
165 kg

How far is Tehran from Istanbul?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1278.096 miles
  • 2056.895 kilometers
  • 1110.635 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
  • 1275.550 miles
  • 2052.799 kilometers
  • 1108.423 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 Istanbul to Tehran?

Estimated flight time from Istanbul Airport to Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport is 2 hours 55 minutes.

What is the time difference between Istanbul and Tehran?

The time difference between Istanbul and Tehran is 1 hour 30 minutes. Tehran is 1 hour 30 minutes ahead of Istanbul.
Istanbul time to Tehran time converter

Flight carbon footprint between Istanbul Airport (IST) and Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA)

On average flying from Istanbul to Tehran generates about 165 kg of CO2 per passenger, 165 kilograms is equal to 365 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Istanbul to Tehran

Shortest flight path between Istanbul Airport (IST) and Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport (IKA).

Airport information

Origin Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E
Destination Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport
City: Tehran
Country: Iran Flag of Iran
IATA Code: IKA
ICAO Code: OIIE
Coordinates: 35°24′57″N, 51°9′7″E

Airlines flying from Istanbul (IST) to Tehran (IKA)

Atlasjet
Iran Air
Iran Aseman Airlines
Mahan Air
Turkish Airlines