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Distance between Shetland (LSI) and Edinburgh (EDI)

Flight distance from Shetland to Edinburgh (Sumburgh Airport – Edinburgh Airport) is 282 miles / 455 kilometers / 245 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Edinburgh (EDI) is 454 miles / 730 kilometers and travel time by car is about 42 hours 59 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

How far is Edinburgh from Shetland?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Shetland and Edinburgh. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A Sumburgh Airport
City: Shetland
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LSI
ICAO Code: EGPB
Coordinates: 59°52′44″N, 1°17′44″W

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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shetland and Edinburgh.

Time Difference

Shetland

 BST

Edinburgh

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shetland (LSI) → Edinburgh (EDI).

Distance:
282
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
282

Round trip?