Distance between Shetland (LSI) and Cardiff (CWL)

Flight distance from Shetland to Cardiff (Sumburgh Airport – Cardiff Airport) is 592 miles / 953 kilometers / 515 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Cardiff (CWL) is 861 miles / 1386 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 56 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Shetland to Cardiff.

Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Cardiff Airport (CWL).

How far is Cardiff from Shetland?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Shetland and Cardiff. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 592.171 miles
• 953.006 kilometers
• 514.582 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
• 591.406 miles
• 951.776 kilometers
• 513.918 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 Sumburgh Airport
City: Shetland
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LSI
ICAO Code: EGPB
Coordinates: 59°52′44″N, 1°17′44″W

B Cardiff Airport
City: Cardiff
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: CWL
ICAO Code: EGFF
Coordinates: 51°23′48″N, 3°20′35″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shetland and Cardiff.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 112 kg (246 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shetland (LSI) → Cardiff (CWL).

Distance:
592
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
592

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