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Distance between London (LHR) and Chennai (MAA)

Flight distance from London to Chennai (London Heathrow Airport – Chennai International Airport) is 5121 miles / 8241 kilometers / 4450 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 11 minutes.

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).

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 Chennai International Airport
City: Chennai
Country: India Flag of India
IATA Code: MAA
ICAO Code: VOMM
Coordinates: 12°59′24″N, 80°10′9″E

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.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Chennai

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 600 kg (1 322 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Chennai (MAA).

Distance:
5121
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5121

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