# How far is Aberdeen from Shetland?

The distance between Shetland (Sumburgh Airport) and Aberdeen (Aberdeen Airport) is 188 miles / 303 kilometers / 163 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Aberdeen (ABZ) is 399 miles / 642 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 44 hours 51 minutes.

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303
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## Distance from Shetland to Aberdeen

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Shetland to Aberdeen. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 188.132 miles
• 302.770 kilometers
• 163.482 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 187.798 miles
• 302.231 kilometers
• 163.192 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Shetland to Aberdeen?

The estimated flight time from Sumburgh Airport to Aberdeen Airport is 51 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Aberdeen Airport (ABZ)

On average, flying from Shetland to Aberdeen generates about 53 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 53 kilograms equals 116 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Shetland to Aberdeen

See the map of the shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Aberdeen Airport (ABZ).

## Airport information

Origin Sumburgh Airport
City: Shetland
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LSI
ICAO Code: EGPB
Coordinates: 59°52′44″N, 1°17′44″W
Destination Aberdeen Airport
City: Aberdeen
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: ABZ
ICAO Code: EGPD
Coordinates: 57°12′6″N, 2°11′52″W