Wednesday, 12 August 2009

Distance from Lisbon to Abu Dhabi

Distance from Lisbon to Abu Dhabi is 6106 kilometers or 3794 miles or 3297 nautical miles.
The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations airports can be longer or shorter, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Heading from Lisbon:
38° 42' North
9° 05' West
Initial heading:
85.2° East
Final heading:
121.3° Southeast by east
Heading from Abu Dhabi:
24° 27' North
54° 23' East
Initial heading:
301.3° Northwest by west
Final heading:
265.2° West
Map - Shortest path between Lisbon and Abu Dhabi
(Click on image to see bigger)

O Location for Lisbon

O Location for Abu Dhabi

The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

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