# How far is Lerwick from London?

The distance between London (London Stansted Airport) and Lerwick (Tingwall Airport) is 578 miles / 929 kilometers / 502 nautical miles.

The driving distance from London (STN) to Lerwick (LWK) is 820 miles / 1319 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 52 hours 7 minutes.

578
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929
Kilometers
502
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1 h 35 min
110 kg

## Distance from London to Lerwick

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 577.538 miles
• 929.458 kilometers
• 501.867 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
• 576.766 miles
• 928.214 kilometers
• 501.196 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 Lerwick?

The estimated flight time from London Stansted Airport to Tingwall Airport is 1 hour and 35 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between London Stansted Airport (STN) and Tingwall Airport (LWK)

On average, flying from London to Lerwick generates about 110 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 110 kilograms equals 242 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 Lerwick

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

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