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How far is Glasgow from Shetland?

The distance between Shetland (Sumburgh Airport) and Glasgow (Glasgow Airport) is 300 miles / 483 kilometers / 261 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Glasgow (GLA) is 478 miles / 770 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 46 hours 8 minutes.

Sumburgh Airport – Glasgow Airport

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Distance from Shetland to Glasgow

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 300.386 miles
  • 483.424 kilometers
  • 261.028 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
  • 299.816 miles
  • 482.507 kilometers
  • 260.533 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 Glasgow?

The estimated flight time from Sumburgh Airport to Glasgow Airport is 1 hour and 4 minutes.

What is the time difference between Shetland and Glasgow?

There is no time difference between Shetland and Glasgow.

Flight carbon footprint between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Glasgow Airport (GLA)

On average, flying from Shetland to Glasgow generates about 69 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 69 kilograms equals 153 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 Glasgow

See the map of the shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Glasgow Airport (GLA).

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 Glasgow Airport
City: Glasgow
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: GLA
ICAO Code: EGPF
Coordinates: 55°52′18″N, 4°25′59″W

Airlines flying from Shetland (LSI) to Glasgow (GLA)

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