# 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
IATA Code: LDH
ICAO Code: YLHI
Coordinates: 31°32′17″S, 159°4′37″E

B Sydney Airport
City: Sydney
Country: 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.

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## 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

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