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Distance between Istanbul (IST) and London (LGW)

Flight distance from Istanbul to London (Istanbul Airport – London Gatwick Airport) is 1533 miles / 2467 kilometers / 1332 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 24 minutes.

Map of flight path from Istanbul to London.

Shortest flight path between Istanbul Airport (IST) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

How far is London from Istanbul?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1532.878 miles
  • 2466.928 kilometers
  • 1332.035 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
  • 1529.485 miles
  • 2461.467 kilometers
  • 1329.086 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 Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

B London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Istanbul and London is 3 hours. London is 3 hours behind Istanbul.

Time Difference

Istanbul

 +03

London

 GMT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (400 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Istanbul (IST) → London (LGW).

Distance:
1533
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1533

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