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Distance between San Francisco, CA (SFO) and Lydd (LYX)

Flight distance from San Francisco to Lydd (San Francisco International Airport – Lydd Airport) is 5435 miles / 8747 kilometers / 4723 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 47 minutes.

San Francisco – Lydd

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8747
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4723
Nautical miles

How far is Lydd from San Francisco?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5435.037 miles
  • 8746.844 kilometers
  • 4722.918 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
  • 5421.100 miles
  • 8724.415 kilometers
  • 4710.807 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 San Francisco to Lydd is 10 hours 47 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between San Francisco and Lydd is 8 hours. Lydd is 8 hours ahead of San Francisco.

San Francisco time to Lydd time converter

Time in San Francisco: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Lydd: 00:00

Current local times

San Francisco, CA

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Lydd

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from San Francisco to Lydd generates about 641 kg of CO2 per passenger, 641 kilograms is equal to 1 413 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from San Francisco to Lydd

Shortest flight path between San Francisco International Airport (SFO) and Lydd Airport (LYX).

Airport information

Origin San Francisco International Airport
City: San Francisco, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SFO
ICAO Code: KSFO
Coordinates: 37°37′8″N, 122°22′30″W
Destination Lydd Airport
City: Lydd
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LYX
ICAO Code: EGMD
Coordinates: 50°57′21″N, 0°56′21″E