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Distance between Shetland (LSI) and Foula (FOA)

Flight distance from Shetland to Foula (Sumburgh Airport – Foula Airfield) is 31 miles / 50 kilometers / 27 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Foula (FOA) is 50 miles / 80 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 27 minutes.

Shetland – Foula

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31
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How far is Foula from Shetland?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 31.187 miles
  • 50.191 kilometers
  • 27.101 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
  • 31.089 miles
  • 50.033 kilometers
  • 27.016 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 Foula?

Estimated flight time from Sumburgh Airport to Foula Airfield is 33 minutes.

What is the time difference between Shetland and Foula?

There is no time difference between Shetland and Foula.

Flight carbon footprint between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Foula Airfield (FOA)

On average flying from Shetland to Foula generates about 30 kg of CO2 per passenger, 30 kilograms is equal to 65 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 Foula

Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Foula Airfield (FOA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Foula Airfield
City: Foula
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: FOA
ICAO Code: EGFO
Coordinates: 60°7′18″N, 2°3′11″W