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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Learmonth

 AWST

Lightning Ridge

 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

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