# How far is Istanbul from Karachi?

The distance between Karachi (Jinnah International Airport) and Istanbul (Istanbul Airport) is 2470 miles / 3976 kilometers / 2147 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Karachi (KHI) to Istanbul (IST) is 3045 miles / 4901 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 60 hours 49 minutes.

2470
Miles
3976
Kilometers
2147
Nautical miles
5 h 10 min
272 kg

## Distance from Karachi to Istanbul

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Karachi to Istanbul. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2470.492 miles
• 3975.871 kilometers
• 2146.799 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 2467.697 miles
• 3971.374 kilometers
• 2144.370 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 Karachi to Istanbul?

The estimated flight time from Jinnah International Airport to Istanbul Airport is 5 hours and 10 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Jinnah International Airport (KHI) and Istanbul Airport (IST)

On average, flying from Karachi to Istanbul generates about 272 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 272 kilograms equals 599 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Karachi to Istanbul

See the map of the shortest flight path between Jinnah International Airport (KHI) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

## Airport information

Origin Jinnah International Airport
City: Karachi
Country: Pakistan
IATA Code: KHI
ICAO Code: OPKC
Coordinates: 24°54′23″N, 67°9′38″E
Destination Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E