Map of flight path and driving directions from Shetland to Lerwick.
Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Tingwall Airport (LWK).
How far is Lerwick from Shetland?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Shetland and Lerwick. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 21.764 miles
- 35.026 kilometers
- 18.912 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
- 21.721 miles
- 34.957 kilometers
- 18.875 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 Lerwick.
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Shetland (LSI) → Lerwick (LWK).