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Distance between Sofia (SOF) and Istanbul (IST)

Distance from Sofia to Istanbul (Sofia Airport – Istanbul Airport) is 292 miles / 470 kilometers / 254 nautical miles.

How far is Istanbul from Sofia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sofia and Istanbul. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 291.830 miles
  • 469.656 kilometers
  • 253.594 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
  • 291.193 miles
  • 468.629 kilometers
  • 253.040 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 Sofia Airport (SOF) to Istanbul Airport (IST) is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sofia and Istanbul.

Time Difference

Sofia
Istanbul

Sofia

 EEST

Istanbul

 +03

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 65 kg (144 pounds).

Airport information


A Sofia Airport
City: Sofia
Country: Bulgaria Flag of Bulgaria
IATA Code: SOF
ICAO Code: LBSF
Coordinates: 42°41′48″N, 23°24′41″E

B Istanbul Airport
City: Istanbul
Country: Turkey Flag of Turkey
IATA Code: IST
ICAO Code: LTFM
Coordinates: 41°15′36″N, 28°44′33″E

Sofia to Istanbul flight path

Shortest flight path between Sofia Airport (SOF) and Istanbul Airport (IST).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sofia (SOF) → Istanbul (IST).

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Air miles:
292
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
292

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