# How far is Latakia from Istanbul?

The distance between Istanbul (Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport) and Latakia (Bassel Al-Assad International Airport) is 524 miles / 843 kilometers / 455 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Istanbul (SAW) to Latakia (LTK) is 749 miles / 1205 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 13 hours 57 minutes.

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## Distance from Istanbul to Latakia

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Istanbul to Latakia. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 523.642 miles
• 842.720 kilometers
• 455.032 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 523.531 miles
• 842.541 kilometers
• 454.936 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Istanbul to Latakia?

The estimated flight time from Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport to Bassel Al-Assad International Airport is 1 hour and 29 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) and Bassel Al-Assad International Airport (LTK)

On average, flying from Istanbul to Latakia generates about 102 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 102 kilograms equals 225 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Istanbul to Latakia

See the map of the shortest flight path between Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport (SAW) and Bassel Al-Assad International Airport (LTK).

## Airport information

Origin Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey
IATA Code: SAW
ICAO Code: LTFJ
Coordinates: 40°53′54″N, 29°18′33″E