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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Raleigh and London is 5 hours. London is 5 hours ahead of Raleigh.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 443 kg (976 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Raleigh (RDU) → London (LGW).