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Distance between London (LHR) and Istanbul (IST)

Distance from Heathrow Airport to Istanbul Atatürk Airport is 1565 miles / 2519 kilometers / 1360 nautical miles.

Calculations with different methods

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1564.948 miles
  • 2518.540 kilometers
  • 1359.903 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
  • 1561.563 miles
  • 2513.093 kilometers
  • 1356.961 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 Atatürk Airport (IST) is 3 hours 27 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Istanbul is 3 hours. Istanbul is 3 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 Atatürk Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTBA
Coordinates: 40°58′36″N, 28°48′52″E

Map

Flight map from London to Istanbul.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Istanbul (IST).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1565

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