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Distance between Shetland (LSI) and Glasgow (GLA)

Flight distance from Shetland to Glasgow (Sumburgh Airport – Glasgow Airport) is 300 miles / 483 kilometers / 261 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Glasgow (GLA) is 478 miles / 770 kilometers and travel time by car is about 43 hours 30 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Glasgow Airport (GLA).

How far is Glasgow from Shetland?

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

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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shetland and Glasgow.

Time Difference

Shetland

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Glasgow

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 69 kg (153 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shetland (LSI) → Glasgow (GLA).

Distance:
300
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
300

Round trip?