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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Belfast (BFS)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Belfast (Philadelphia International Airport – Belfast International Airport) is 3257 miles / 5241 kilometers / 2830 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path from Philadelphia to Belfast.

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Belfast International Airport (BFS).

How far is Belfast from Philadelphia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Philadelphia and Belfast. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3256.649 miles
  • 5241.068 kilometers
  • 2829.950 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
  • 3248.211 miles
  • 5227.489 kilometers
  • 2822.618 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

B Belfast International Airport
City: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: BFS
ICAO Code: EGAA
Coordinates: 54°39′27″N, 6°12′56″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Philadelphia and Belfast is 4 hours. Belfast is 4 hours ahead of Philadelphia.

Time Difference

Philadelphia, PA

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Belfast

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 365 kg (805 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Belfast (BFS).

Distance:
3257
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3257

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