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

Distance from Raleigh to London (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – London Gatwick Airport) is 3890 miles / 6260 kilometers / 3380 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) to London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 7 hours 51 minutes.

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

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 449 kg (990 pounds).

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

Raleigh to London flight path

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → London (LGW).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3890

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