# How far is Kirkwall from London?

The distance between London (London Stansted Airport) and Kirkwall (Kirkwall Airport) is 504 miles / 812 kilometers / 438 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (STN) to Kirkwall (KOI) is 694 miles / 1117 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 14 hours 1 minutes.

504
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812
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438
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1 h 27 min

## Distance from London to Kirkwall

There are several ways to calculate the distance from London to Kirkwall. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 504.494 miles
• 811.905 kilometers
• 438.394 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
• 503.815 miles
• 810.811 kilometers
• 437.803 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 London to Kirkwall?

The estimated flight time from London Stansted Airport to Kirkwall Airport is 1 hour and 27 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Kirkwall Airport (KOI)

On average, flying from London to Kirkwall generates about 99 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 99 kilograms equals 219 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from London to Kirkwall

See the map of the shortest flight path between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Kirkwall Airport (KOI).

## Airport information

Origin London Stansted Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: STN
ICAO Code: EGSS
Coordinates: 51°53′5″N, 0°14′5″E
Destination Kirkwall Airport
City: Kirkwall
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: KOI
ICAO Code: EGPA
Coordinates: 58°57′28″N, 2°54′17″W