How long does it really take to fly from Conway to Brighton (England)? Here's a sample itinerary for a commercial flight plan. If you want to know the total travel time to reach Brighton (England), you need to include time at the airports. Eventually, you'll be able to customize this itinerary to select other nearby airports and choose your preferred airline.
Wednesday, 12:12 pm: start in Conway
drive for about 1.5 hours
most airlines recommend you get to the airport at least 90 minutes before your flight, so arrive by 2:30 pm at the latest
1:35 pm: Bill and Hillary Clinton Nat Adams Field (LIT)
if you need to check luggage, make sure you do it at least 30-60 minutes before departure, or in this case, by 3:00 pm
2:05 pm: get your boarding pass and go through TSA security
allow enough time for long security lines during busy travel seasons or holidays, and prepare for the wait time
3:05 pm: arrive at the gate
once you're ready to board, you can get something to eat in the airport or just relax near the gate
3:35 pm: prepare for boarding
check your boarding pass for your group number or listen to the gate agent as they announce boarding, some airlines require you to be in the boarding area 10-15 minutes before departure or risk losing your seat
3:50 pm: board Southwest Airlines Co. flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route
4:00 pm: this is your scheduled departure time
but this flight is usually delayed by an average of 17 minutes
4:17 pm: so this is your actual departure time
it takes the plane an average of 9 minutes to taxi to the runway
4:26 pm: wheels up! take-off from LIT
fly for about 3 hours in the air
5:33 pm (local time): McCarran International (LAS)
Las Vegas, NV is 2 hours behind Little Rock, AR
so the time in Conway is actually 7:33 pm
land at the connecting airport
taxi on the runway for an average of 6 minutes to the gate
5:39 pm (local time): arrive at the connecting airport
make sure you schedule enough time for your layover
there may be a minimum connection time for your flight
7:35 pm (local time): get to your connection gate
with the average delay, you have about 1 hour, 56 minutes
7:50 pm (local time): board Virgin Atlantic Airways connecting flight
you can scroll down to view other airlines that fly this route
8:00 pm (local time): scheduled departure time for connecting flight
but remember flights can be delayed, so take that into account
it takes the plane an average of 15 minutes to taxi to the runway
8:15 pm (local time): wheels up again! take-off from
fly for about 5 minutes in the air
Thursday, 4:15 am (local time): London Gatwick (LGW)
Brighton (England) is 8 hours ahead of Las Vegas, NV
and 6 hours ahead of Conway
so the time in Conway is actually 10:15 pm
you actually arrive the day after you left
taxi on the runway for an average of 15 minutes to the gate
4:30 am (local time): arrive at the gate at LGW
deboard the plane, and claim any baggage
if you're renting a car, check if you need to take a shuttle to car rental agency, otherwise you can ride in a cab, limo, or Uber for about 1 hour to your destination
5:36 am (local time): arrive in Brighton (England)
Now finally, let's look at an example flight from LIT to LGW and figure out how long it would take to fly including take-off and landing, and time to taxi on the runway.
So now we can finally get an idea of the total travel time from Conway to Brighton (England) including time spent getting to/from the airports, an estimated wait time of 2 hours at the airport for TSA security lines and waiting at the gate, and the actual flight itself.
Total travel time: 14 hours
How far is Brighton (England) from Conway? Here's the quick answer if you have a private jet and you can fly in the fastest possible straight line.
Flight distance: 4,491 miles or 7228 km
Flight time: 9 hours, 29 minutes
Compare this to a whole day of commercial travel with the airports and waiting in line for security, which ends up taking a total of 11 hours, 24 minutes.
Flying private is roughly 1.3x faster, and saves you about 2.5 hours in your total travel time.
Because of the curvature of the Earth, the shortest distance is actually the "great circle" distance, or "as the crow flies" which is calculated using an iterative Vincenty formula. For a long distance, this appears as a curve on the map, and this is often the route that commercial airlines will take so it's a good estimate of the frequent flyer miles you'll accumulate as well.
This is a fairly long flight, so unless you have a Gulfstream G650 or your own Boeing or Airbus, you might be booking a commercial flight. In that case, your travel time would really need to include how many minutes to get to your local airport, wait for security, board and taxi on the runway, land at the other airport, and get to your destination. The flight itinerary at the top of the page takes into account all these factors to get a more accurate estimate of your actual flight time.
The most common route is LIT to LAS, then connecting to LGW, so that's what we used in the sample itinerary. However, you may want to explore travel alternatives, you could try one of these routes:
We picked Southwest Airlines Co. for your main flight, and Virgin Atlantic Airways for your connecting flight, but there are other airlines that you should check if you're looking for the cheapest flight, or you need a different schedule. Check the websites of these airlines:
Trippy has a ton of information that can help you plan your trip to Brighton, United Kingdom. Start by reading the Trippy page on where to stay in Brighton (England). If you're looking for a place to stay, you might want to check out Brighton Pavilions. Trippy members can suggest things to do in Brighton (England) like Brighton Pier. Check out some of the questions people have asked about Brighton (England) like Best free things to do in Brighton (England)? Click the button below to explore Brighton (England) in detail.
The distance is the same either way if you're flying a straight line. But for a real trip, there can be plenty of differences so go ahead and check the reverse flight itinerary to fly from Brighton (England) to Conway, or go to the main page to calculate other flight times.
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