# How far is Lydd from London?

The distance between London (London Gatwick Airport) and Lydd (Lydd Airport) is 51 miles / 82 kilometers / 44 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (LGW) to Lydd (LYX) is 77 miles / 124 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 1 hour 30 minutes.

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82
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## Distance from London to Lydd

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 50.968 miles
• 82.025 kilometers
• 44.290 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
• 50.817 miles
• 81.782 kilometers
• 44.159 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 Lydd?

The estimated flight time from London Gatwick Airport to Lydd Airport is 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Gatwick Airport (LGW) and Lydd Airport (LYX)

On average, flying from London to Lydd generates about 33 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 33 kilograms equals 72 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 Lydd

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

## 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 Lydd Airport
City: Lydd
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LYX
ICAO Code: EGMD
Coordinates: 50°57′21″N, 0°56′21″E