# How far is Derry from Sligo?

The distance between Sligo (Sligo Airport) and Derry (City of Derry Airport) is 78 miles / 126 kilometers / 68 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Sligo (SXL) to Derry (LDY) is 98 miles / 158 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 22 minutes.

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## Distance from Sligo to Derry

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Sligo to Derry. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 78.149 miles
• 125.768 kilometers
• 67.909 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
• 77.967 miles
• 125.476 kilometers
• 67.752 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 Sligo to Derry?

The estimated flight time from Sligo Airport to City of Derry Airport is 38 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Sligo Airport (SXL) and City of Derry Airport (LDY)

On average, flying from Sligo to Derry generates about 37 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 37 kilograms equals 80 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Sligo to Derry

See the map of the shortest flight path between Sligo Airport (SXL) and City of Derry Airport (LDY).

## Airport information

Origin Sligo Airport
City: Sligo
Country: Ireland
IATA Code: SXL
ICAO Code: EISG
Coordinates: 54°16′48″N, 8°35′57″W
Destination City of Derry Airport
City: Derry
Country: United Kingdom
IATA Code: LDY
ICAO Code: EGAE
Coordinates: 55°2′34″N, 7°9′39″W