# How far is Shetland from North Ronaldsay?

The distance between North Ronaldsay (North Ronaldsay Airport) and Shetland (Sumburgh Airport) is 53 miles / 86 kilometers / 46 nautical miles.

The driving distance from North Ronaldsay (NRL) to Shetland (LSI) is 180 miles / 290 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 49 hours 47 minutes.

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## Distance from North Ronaldsay to Shetland

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 53.367 miles
• 85.885 kilometers
• 46.374 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
• 53.214 miles
• 85.640 kilometers
• 46.242 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 Shetland?

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

## Flight carbon footprint between North Ronaldsay Airport (NRL) and Sumburgh Airport (LSI)

On average, flying from North Ronaldsay to Shetland generates about 33 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 33 kilograms equals 72 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 Shetland

See the map of the shortest flight path between North Ronaldsay Airport (NRL) and Sumburgh Airport (LSI).

## 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 Sumburgh Airport
City: Shetland
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LSI
ICAO Code: EGPB
Coordinates: 59°52′44″N, 1°17′44″W