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Distance between London (LHR) and Shetland (LSI)

Flight distance from London to Shetland (London Heathrow Airport – Sumburgh Airport) is 583 miles / 938 kilometers / 506 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from London (LHR) to Shetland (LSI) is 857 miles / 1380 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 49 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from London to Shetland.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Sumburgh Airport (LSI).

How far is Shetland from London?

There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Shetland. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 582.590 miles
  • 937.588 kilometers
  • 506.257 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
  • 581.853 miles
  • 936.402 kilometers
  • 505.617 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 London 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 Sumburgh Airport
City: Shetland
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LSI
ICAO Code: EGPB
Coordinates: 59°52′44″N, 1°17′44″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between London and Shetland.

Time Difference

London

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Shetland

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 110 kg (243 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Shetland (LSI).

Distance:
583
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
583

Round trip?