Map of flight path from London to Chennai.
Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Chennai International Airport (MAA).
How far is Chennai from London?
There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Chennai. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5120.964 miles
- 8241.393 kilometers
- 4449.996 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
- 5116.970 miles
- 8234.966 kilometers
- 4446.526 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and Chennai is 5 hours 30 minutes. Chennai is 5 hours 30 minutes ahead of London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 600 kg (1 322 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Chennai (MAA).