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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Glasgow (GLA)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Glasgow (Philadelphia International Airport – Glasgow Airport) is 3309 miles / 5325 kilometers / 2875 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 45 minutes.

Map of flight path from Philadelphia to Glasgow.

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Glasgow Airport (GLA).

How far is Glasgow from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3308.555 miles
  • 5324.603 kilometers
  • 2875.056 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
  • 3299.991 miles
  • 5310.821 kilometers
  • 2867.614 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 Glasgow Airport
City: Glasgow
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: GLA
ICAO Code: EGPF
Coordinates: 55°52′18″N, 4°25′59″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Philadelphia and Glasgow is 5 hours. Glasgow is 5 hours ahead of Philadelphia.

Time Difference

Philadelphia, PA

 EDT

Glasgow

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 371 kg (819 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Glasgow (GLA).

Distance:
3309
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3309

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