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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 26 miles / 42 kilometers and travel time by car is about 38 minutes.

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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Shetland and Lerwick.

Time Difference

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Lerwick

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Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Shetland (LSI) → Lerwick (LWK).

Distance:
22
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
22

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