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Distance between Shetland (LSI) and Lerwick (LWK)

Flight distance from Shetland to Lerwick (Sumburgh Airport – Tingwall Airport) is 22 miles / 35 kilometers / 19 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Lerwick (LWK) is 27 miles / 43 kilometers and travel time by car is about 41 minutes.

Shetland – Lerwick

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22
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19
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How far is Lerwick from Shetland?

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

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

Estimated flight time from Sumburgh Airport to Tingwall Airport is 32 minutes.

What is the time difference between Shetland and Lerwick?

There is no time difference between Shetland and Lerwick.

Flight carbon footprint between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Tingwall Airport (LWK)

On average flying from Shetland to Lerwick generates about 28 kg of CO2 per passenger, 28 kilograms is equal to 62 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 Lerwick

Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Tingwall Airport (LWK).

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 Tingwall Airport
City: Lerwick
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LWK
ICAO Code: EGET
Coordinates: 60°11′31″N, 1°14′36″W