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How far is Calabar from Abuja?

The distance between Abuja (Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport) and Calabar (Margaret Ekpo International Airport) is 287 miles / 462 kilometers / 249 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Abuja (ABV) to Calabar (CBQ) is 415 miles / 668 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 37 minutes.

Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport – Margaret Ekpo International Airport

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Distance from Abuja to Calabar

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Abuja to Calabar. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 286.809 miles
  • 461.574 kilometers
  • 249.230 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
  • 288.247 miles
  • 463.889 kilometers
  • 250.480 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 Abuja to Calabar?

The estimated flight time from Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport to Margaret Ekpo International Airport is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

What is the time difference between Abuja and Calabar?

There is no time difference between Abuja and Calabar.

Flight carbon footprint between Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) and Margaret Ekpo International Airport (CBQ)

On average, flying from Abuja to Calabar generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 67 kilograms equals 148 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Abuja to Calabar

Shortest flight path between Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV) and Margaret Ekpo International Airport (CBQ).

Airport information

Origin Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport
City: Abuja
Country: Nigeria Flag of Nigeria
IATA Code: ABV
ICAO Code: DNAA
Coordinates: 9°0′24″N, 7°15′47″E
Destination Margaret Ekpo International Airport
City: Calabar
Country: Nigeria Flag of Nigeria
IATA Code: CBQ
ICAO Code: DNCA
Coordinates: 4°58′33″N, 8°20′49″E