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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Philadelphia and Glasgow is 5 hours. Glasgow is 5 hours ahead of Philadelphia.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 371 kg (819 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Philadelphia (PHL) → Glasgow (GLA).