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Distance between Shetland (LSI) and Kirkwall (KOI)

Flight distance from Shetland to Kirkwall (Sumburgh Airport – Kirkwall Airport) is 85 miles / 137 kilometers / 74 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Kirkwall (KOI) is 148 miles / 238 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 hours 45 minutes.

Shetland – Kirkwall

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85
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137
Kilometers
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74
Nautical miles

How far is Kirkwall from Shetland?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

How long does it take to fly from Shetland to Kirkwall?

Estimated flight time from Sumburgh Airport to Kirkwall Airport is 39 minutes.

What is the time difference between Shetland and Kirkwall?

There is no time difference between Shetland and Kirkwall.

Flight carbon footprint between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Kirkwall Airport (KOI)

On average flying from Shetland to Kirkwall generates about 38 kg of CO2 per passenger, 38 kilograms is equal to 83 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 Kirkwall

Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Kirkwall Airport (KOI).

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 Kirkwall Airport
City: Kirkwall
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: KOI
ICAO Code: EGPA
Coordinates: 58°57′28″N, 2°54′17″W

Airlines flying from Shetland (LSI) to Kirkwall (KOI)

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