# How far is Islay from London?

The distance between London (London Gatwick Airport) and Islay (Islay Airport) is 401 miles / 645 kilometers / 349 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (LGW) to Islay (ILY) is 585 miles / 941 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 12 hours 46 minutes.

401
Miles
645
Kilometers
349
Nautical miles
1 h 15 min

## Distance from London to Islay

There are several ways to calculate the distance from London to Islay. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 401.091 miles
• 645.494 kilometers
• 348.539 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 400.363 miles
• 644.322 kilometers
• 347.906 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).

## How long does it take to fly from London to Islay?

The estimated flight time from London Gatwick Airport to Islay Airport is 1 hour and 15 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Islay Airport (ILY)

On average, flying from London to Islay generates about 84 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 84 kilograms equals 185 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from London to Islay

See the map of the shortest flight path between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Islay Airport (ILY).

## Airport information

Origin London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W
Destination Islay Airport
City: Islay
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: ILY
ICAO Code: EGPI
Coordinates: 55°40′54″N, 6°15′24″W