# Distance between Learmonth (LEA) and Lightning Ridge (LHG)

Flight distance from Learmonth to Lightning Ridge (RAAF Base Learmonth – Lightning Ridge Airport) is 2161 miles / 3478 kilometers / 1878 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 4 hours 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Learmonth (LEA) to Lightning Ridge (LHG) is 2905 miles / 4675 kilometers and travel time by car is about 52 hours 14 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Learmonth to Lightning Ridge.

Shortest flight path between RAAF Base Learmonth (LEA) and Lightning Ridge Airport (LHG).

## How far is Lightning Ridge from Learmonth?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Learmonth and Lightning Ridge. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2160.887 miles
• 3477.610 kilometers
• 1877.759 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
• 2157.721 miles
• 3472.515 kilometers
• 1875.008 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 RAAF Base Learmonth
City: Learmonth
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LEA
ICAO Code: YPLM
Coordinates: 22°14′8″S, 114°5′20″E

B Lightning Ridge Airport
City: Lightning Ridge
Country: Australia
IATA Code: LHG
ICAO Code: YLRD
Coordinates: 29°27′24″S, 147°59′2″E

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Learmonth and Lightning Ridge is 3 hours. Lightning Ridge is 3 hours ahead of Learmonth.

AWST

AEDT

## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 236 kg (520 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Learmonth (LEA) → Lightning Ridge (LHG).

Distance:
2161
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2161

Round trip?