Distance between Salt Lake City, UT (SLC) and Lihue, HI (LIH)

Flight distance from Salt Lake City to Lihue (Salt Lake City International Airport – Lihue Airport) is 3039 miles / 4892 kilometers / 2641 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 15 minutes.

Map of flight path from Salt Lake City to Lihue.

Shortest flight path between Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC) and Lihue Airport (LIH).

How far is Lihue from Salt Lake City?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Salt Lake City and Lihue. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3039.447 miles
• 4891.515 kilometers
• 2641.207 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
• 3035.999 miles
• 4885.967 kilometers
• 2638.211 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 Salt Lake City International Airport
City: Salt Lake City, UT
Country: United States
IATA Code: SLC
ICAO Code: KSLC
Coordinates: 40°47′18″N, 111°58′40″W

B Lihue Airport
City: Lihue, HI
Country: United States
IATA Code: LIH
ICAO Code: PHLI
Coordinates: 21°58′33″N, 159°20′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Salt Lake City and Lihue is 4 hours. Lihue is 4 hours behind Salt Lake City.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 339 kg (747 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Salt Lake City (SLC) → Lihue (LIH).

Distance:
3039
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3039

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