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Distance between Southampton (SOU) and Lerwick (LWK)

Flight distance from Southampton to Lerwick (Southampton Airport – Tingwall Airport) is 639 miles / 1029 kilometers / 556 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Southampton (SOU) to Lerwick (LWK) is 864 miles / 1390 kilometers and travel time by car is about 49 hours 47 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Southampton to Lerwick.

Shortest flight path between Southampton Airport (SOU) and Tingwall Airport (LWK).

How far is Lerwick from Southampton?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Southampton and Lerwick. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 639.363 miles
  • 1028.954 kilometers
  • 555.591 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
  • 638.570 miles
  • 1027.678 kilometers
  • 554.902 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 Southampton Airport
City: Southampton
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: SOU
ICAO Code: EGHI
Coordinates: 50°57′1″N, 1°21′24″W

B Tingwall Airport
City: Lerwick
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LWK
ICAO Code: EGET
Coordinates: 60°11′31″N, 1°14′36″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Southampton and Lerwick.

Time Difference

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Lerwick

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 118 kg (259 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Southampton (SOU) → Lerwick (LWK).

Distance:
639
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
639

Round trip?