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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 29 hours 30 minutes.

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

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

How far is Istanbul from Kuwait City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Kuwait City and Istanbul. 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).

Airport information


A 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

B Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Kuwait City and Istanbul.

Time Difference

Kuwait City

 +03

Istanbul

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 171 kg (377 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kuwait City (KWI) → Istanbul (IST).

Distance:
1362
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1362

Round trip?