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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 49 miles / 79 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 21 minutes.

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

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

How far is Foula from Shetland?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Shetland and Foula. 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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shetland and Foula.

Time Difference

Shetland

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Foula

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 30 kg (65 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shetland (LSI) → Foula (FOA).

Distance:
31
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
31

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