# How far is Dakar from Bamako?

The distance between Bamako (Bamako–Sénou International Airport) and Dakar (Blaise Diagne International Airport) is 631 miles / 1015 kilometers / 548 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Bamako (BKO) to Dakar (DSS) is 763 miles / 1228 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 18 hours 1 minutes.

631
Miles
1015
Kilometers
548
Nautical miles
1 h 41 min
117 kg

## Distance from Bamako to Dakar

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Bamako to Dakar. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 630.748 miles
• 1015.090 kilometers
• 548.105 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
• 630.144 miles
• 1014.118 kilometers
• 547.580 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 Bamako to Dakar?

The estimated flight time from Bamako–Sénou International Airport to Blaise Diagne International Airport is 1 hour and 41 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Bamako–Sénou International Airport (BKO) and Blaise Diagne International Airport (DSS)

On average, flying from Bamako to Dakar generates about 117 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 117 kilograms equals 257 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Bamako to Dakar

See the map of the shortest flight path between Bamako–Sénou International Airport (BKO) and Blaise Diagne International Airport (DSS).

## Airport information

Origin Bamako–Sénou International Airport
City: Bamako
Country: Mali
IATA Code: BKO
ICAO Code: GABS
Coordinates: 12°32′0″N, 7°56′59″W
Destination Blaise Diagne International Airport
City: Dakar
Country: Senegal
IATA Code: DSS
ICAO Code: GOBD
Coordinates: 14°40′12″N, 17°4′23″W