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Distance between Lord Howe Island (LDH) and Sydney (SYD)

Flight distance from Lord Howe Island to Sydney (Lord Howe Island Airport – Sydney Airport) is 489 miles / 787 kilometers / 425 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Lord Howe Island (LDH) to Sydney (SYD) is 294 miles / 473 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lord Howe Island to Sydney.

Shortest flight path between Lord Howe Island Airport (LDH) and Sydney Airport (SYD).

How far is Sydney from Lord Howe Island?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lord Howe Island and Sydney. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 488.908 miles
  • 786.821 kilometers
  • 424.850 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
  • 488.152 miles
  • 785.604 kilometers
  • 424.192 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 Lord Howe Island Airport
City: Lord Howe Island
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: LDH
ICAO Code: YLHI
Coordinates: 31°32′17″S, 159°4′37″E

B Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: Australia Flag of Australia
IATA Code: SYD
ICAO Code: YSSY
Coordinates: 33°56′45″S, 151°10′37″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lord Howe Island and Sydney.

Time Difference

Lord Howe Island

 +11

Sydney

 AEDT

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 97 kg (214 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lord Howe Island (LDH) → Sydney (SYD).

Distance:
489
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
489

Round trip?