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Distance between London (LHR) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

Flight distance from London to Raleigh (London Heathrow Airport – Raleigh–Durham International Airport) is 3872 miles / 6231 kilometers / 3365 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 49 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Raleigh.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3871.852 miles
  • 6231.142 kilometers
  • 3364.548 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
  • 3862.522 miles
  • 6216.127 kilometers
  • 3356.440 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Raleigh is 5 hours. Raleigh is 5 hours behind London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Raleigh, NC

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 440 kg (971 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Raleigh (RDU).

Distance:
3872
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3872

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