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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Edinburgh (EDI)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Edinburgh (Philadelphia International Airport – Edinburgh Airport) is 3348 miles / 5388 kilometers / 2909 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path from Philadelphia to Edinburgh.

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Edinburgh Airport (EDI).

How far is Edinburgh from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3347.705 miles
  • 5387.608 kilometers
  • 2909.076 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
  • 3339.017 miles
  • 5373.627 kilometers
  • 2901.527 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 Edinburgh Airport
City: Edinburgh
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: EDI
ICAO Code: EGPH
Coordinates: 55°57′0″N, 3°22′20″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Philadelphia, PA

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Edinburgh

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 376 kg (829 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Edinburgh (EDI).

Distance:
3348
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3348

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