# How far is Barra from Shetland?

The distance between Shetland (Sumburgh Airport) and Barra (Barra Airport) is 298 miles / 479 kilometers / 259 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Barra (BRR) is 504 miles / 811 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 49 hours 31 minutes.

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## Distance from Shetland to Barra

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 297.813 miles
• 479.284 kilometers
• 258.793 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
• 296.998 miles
• 477.972 kilometers
• 258.084 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 Barra?

The estimated flight time from Sumburgh Airport to Barra Airport is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Shetland and Barra?

There is no time difference between Shetland and Barra.

## Flight carbon footprint between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Barra Airport (BRR)

On average, flying from Shetland to Barra generates about 69 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 69 kilograms equals 152 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 Barra

See the map of the shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Barra Airport (BRR).

## 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 Barra Airport
City: Barra
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: BRR
ICAO Code: EGPR
Coordinates: 57°1′22″N, 7°26′35″W