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How far is Papa Westray from Shetland?

Distance between Shetland (Sumburgh Airport) and Papa Westray (Papa Westray Airport) is 67 miles / 108 kilometers / 58 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Shetland (LSI) to Papa Westray (PPW) is 177 miles / 285 kilometers and travel time by car is about 46 hours 14 minutes.

Sumburgh Airport – Papa Westray Airport

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Distance from Shetland to Papa Westray

There are several ways to calculate distance from Shetland to Papa Westray. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 67.078 miles
  • 107.951 kilometers
  • 58.289 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
  • 66.870 miles
  • 107.617 kilometers
  • 58.108 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 Papa Westray?

Estimated flight time from Sumburgh Airport to Papa Westray Airport is 37 minutes.

What is the time difference between Shetland and Papa Westray?

There is no time difference between Shetland and Papa Westray.

Flight carbon footprint between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Papa Westray Airport (PPW)

On average flying from Shetland to Papa Westray generates about 35 kg of CO2 per passenger, 35 kilograms is equal to 77 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 Papa Westray

Shortest flight path between Sumburgh Airport (LSI) and Papa Westray Airport (PPW).

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 Papa Westray Airport
City: Papa Westray
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: PPW
ICAO Code: EGEP
Coordinates: 59°21′6″N, 2°54′1″W