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Distance between Tokyo (NRT) and London (LGW)

Flight distance from Tokyo to London (Narita International Airport – London Gatwick Airport) is 5988 miles / 9636 kilometers / 5203 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 50 minutes.

Tokyo – London

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9636
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5203
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How far is London from Tokyo?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5987.685 miles
  • 9636.245 kilometers
  • 5203.156 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
  • 5972.966 miles
  • 9612.557 kilometers
  • 5190.366 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Narita International Airport to London Gatwick Airport is 11 hours 50 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Tokyo and London is 9 hours. London is 9 hours behind Tokyo.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Tokyo to London generates about 715 kg of CO2 per passenger, 715 kilograms is equal to 1 576 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Tokyo to London

Shortest flight path between Narita International Airport (NRT) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

Airport information

Origin Narita International Airport
City: Tokyo
Country: Japan Flag of Japan
IATA Code: NRT
ICAO Code: RJAA
Coordinates: 35°45′52″N, 140°23′9″E
Destination London Gatwick Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LGW
ICAO Code: EGKK
Coordinates: 51°8′53″N, 0°11′25″W