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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 147 miles / 237 kilometers and travel time by car is about 36 hours 24 minutes.

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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shetland and Kirkwall.

Time Difference

Shetland

 BST

Kirkwall

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 38 kg (83 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shetland (LSI) → Kirkwall (KOI).

Distance:
85
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
85

Round trip?