Map of flight path and driving directions from Shetland to Kirkwall.
Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Kirkwall Airport (KOI).
How far is Kirkwall from Shetland?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Shetland and Kirkwall. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 85.373 miles
- 137.394 kilometers
- 74.187 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
- 85.148 miles
- 137.033 kilometers
- 73.992 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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Shetland and Kirkwall.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 38 kg (83 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Shetland (LSI) → Kirkwall (KOI).