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Distance between London (LHR) and Istanbul (IST)

Distance from London (Heathrow Airport) to Istanbul (Istanbul Airport) is 1550 miles / 2495 kilometers / 1347 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1550.122 miles
  • 2494.680 kilometers
  • 1347.019 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
  • 1546.713 miles
  • 2489.194 kilometers
  • 1344.057 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Istanbul Airport (IST) is 3 hours 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Istanbul is 2 hours. Istanbul is 2 hours ahead of London.

Time Difference

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Airport information


A Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

B Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

Map

London to Istanbul flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Istanbul (IST).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
1550
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1550

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