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Distance between Shetland (LSI) and Islay (ILY)

Flight distance from Shetland to Islay (Sumburgh Airport – Islay Airport) is 343 miles / 552 kilometers / 298 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Islay (ILY) is 508 miles / 817 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 9 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Islay Airport (ILY).

How far is Islay from Shetland?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Shetland and Islay. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 343.299 miles
  • 552.486 kilometers
  • 298.319 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
  • 342.563 miles
  • 551.301 kilometers
  • 297.679 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 Islay Airport
City: Islay
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: ILY
ICAO Code: EGPI
Coordinates: 55°40′54″N, 6°15′24″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shetland and Islay.

Time Difference

Shetland

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Islay

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 76 kg (167 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shetland (LSI) → Islay (ILY).

Distance:
343
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
343

Round trip?