# How far is Foula from North Ronaldsay?

The distance between North Ronaldsay (North Ronaldsay Airport) and Foula (Foula Airfield) is 54 miles / 87 kilometers / 47 nautical miles.

The driving distance from North Ronaldsay (NRL) to Foula (FOA) is 184 miles / 296 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 50 hours 1 minutes.

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## Distance from North Ronaldsay to Foula

There are several ways to calculate the distance from North Ronaldsay to Foula. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 53.884 miles
• 86.718 kilometers
• 46.824 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 53.775 miles
• 86.543 kilometers
• 46.729 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 North Ronaldsay to Foula?

The estimated flight time from North Ronaldsay Airport to Foula Airfield is 36 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between North Ronaldsay Airport (NRL) and Foula Airfield (FOA)

On average, flying from North Ronaldsay to Foula generates about 33 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 33 kilograms equals 73 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from North Ronaldsay to Foula

See the map of the shortest flight path between North Ronaldsay Airport (NRL) and Foula Airfield (FOA).

## Airport information

Origin North Ronaldsay Airport
City: North Ronaldsay
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: NRL
ICAO Code: EGEN
Coordinates: 59°22′3″N, 2°26′3″W
Destination Foula Airfield
City: Foula
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: FOA
ICAO Code: EGFO
Coordinates: 60°7′18″N, 2°3′11″W