# How far is Edinburgh from Shetland?

The distance between Shetland (Sumburgh Airport) and Edinburgh (Edinburgh Airport) is 282 miles / 455 kilometers / 245 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Edinburgh (EDI) is 454 miles / 731 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 45 hours 38 minutes.

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## Distance from Shetland to Edinburgh

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 282.422 miles
• 454.515 kilometers
• 245.418 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
• 281.925 miles
• 453.714 kilometers
• 244.986 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 Edinburgh?

The estimated flight time from Sumburgh Airport to Edinburgh Airport is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI)

On average, flying from Shetland to Edinburgh generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 67 kilograms equals 147 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 Edinburgh

See the map of the shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

## 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 Edinburgh Airport
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: EDI
ICAO Code: EGPH
Coordinates: 55°57′0″N, 3°22′20″W