The distance of safar on land, air and sea

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1) What is the Hukum of a plane regarding qasr Salaah? Is it also 88 km, or does it have a different hukm, because in the fiqah kitaab’s, sea and mountains have differnt ahkaam?

2) Are there any other websites similar to this one:


In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.

As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh.

  1. The distance of safar on land and by air is 48 miles/77 kilometres[1] and the distance of safar on sea is 39.6 nautical miles.[2]
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Mufti Ebrahim Desai                                                                                                                                                                                                        




[1] احسن الفتاوي ج٤ ص١٠٥. ايج ايم سعيد

[2] احسن الفتاو ي ج٤ ص٨٣. ايج ايم سعيد

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