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Distance between Shetland (LSI) and London (LHR)

Flight distance from Shetland to London (Sumburgh Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 583 miles / 938 kilometers / 506 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to London (LHR) is 858 miles / 1381 kilometers and travel time by car is about 52 hours 52 minutes.

Shetland – London

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583
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938
Kilometers
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506
Nautical miles

How far is London from Shetland?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 582.590 miles
  • 937.588 kilometers
  • 506.257 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
  • 581.853 miles
  • 936.402 kilometers
  • 505.617 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 London?

Estimated flight time from Sumburgh Airport to London Heathrow Airport is 1 hour 36 minutes.

What is the time difference between Shetland and London?

There is no time difference between Shetland and London.

Flight carbon footprint between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

On average flying from Shetland to London generates about 110 kg of CO2 per passenger, 110 kilograms is equal to 243 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 London

Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W