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Distance between Kuwait City (KWI) and Istanbul (IST)

Flight distance from Kuwait City to Istanbul (Kuwait International Airport – Istanbul Airport) is 1362 miles / 2192 kilometers / 1184 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Kuwait City (KWI) to Istanbul (IST) is 1707 miles / 2747 kilometers and travel time by car is about 31 hours 23 minutes.

Kuwait City – Istanbul

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1362
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2192
Kilometers
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1184
Nautical miles

How far is Istanbul from Kuwait City?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1362.325 miles
  • 2192.450 kilometers
  • 1183.828 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
  • 1361.551 miles
  • 2191.204 kilometers
  • 1183.156 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 Kuwait International Airport to Istanbul Airport is 3 hours 4 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Kuwait City and Istanbul.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Kuwait City to Istanbul generates about 171 kg of CO2 per passenger, 171 kilograms is equal to 377 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Kuwait City to Istanbul

Shortest flight path between Kuwait International Airport (KWI) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

Airport information

Origin Kuwait International Airport
City: Kuwait City
Country: Kuwait Flag of Kuwait
IATA Code: KWI
ICAO Code: OKBK
Coordinates: 29°13′35″N, 47°58′8″E
Destination Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

Airlines flying from Kuwait City (KWI) to Istanbul (IST)

Kuwait Airways
Turkish Airlines