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Distance between London (LHR) and Riyadh (RUH)

Flight distance from London to Riyadh (London Heathrow Airport – King Khalid International Airport) is 3073 miles / 4945 kilometers / 2670 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 19 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Riyadh.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and King Khalid International Airport (RUH).

How far is Riyadh from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3072.777 miles
  • 4945.155 kilometers
  • 2670.170 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
  • 3069.958 miles
  • 4940.619 kilometers
  • 2667.721 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 King Khalid International Airport
City: Riyadh
Country: Saudi Arabia Flag of Saudi Arabia
IATA Code: RUH
ICAO Code: OERK
Coordinates: 24°57′27″N, 46°41′55″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Riyadh is 3 hours. Riyadh is 3 hours ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Riyadh

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 343 kg (756 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Riyadh (RUH).

Distance:
3073
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3073

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