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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and London (LGW)

Flight distance from Raleigh to London (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – London Gatwick Airport) is 3890 miles / 6260 kilometers / 3380 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 51 minutes.

Map of flight path from Raleigh to London.

Shortest flight path between Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) and London Gatwick Airport (LGW).

How far is London from Raleigh?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Raleigh and London. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3889.584 miles
  • 6259.679 kilometers
  • 3379.956 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
  • 3880.198 miles
  • 6244.574 kilometers
  • 3371.800 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

B 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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Raleigh and London is 5 hours. London is 5 hours ahead of Raleigh.

Time Difference

Raleigh, NC

 EST

London

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 443 kg (976 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → London (LGW).

Distance:
3890
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3890

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