# How far is Massawa from Douala?

The distance between Douala (Douala International Airport) and Massawa (Massawa International Airport) is 2170 miles / 3492 kilometers / 1886 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Douala (DLA) to Massawa (MSW) is 3180 miles / 5117 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 73 hours 6 minutes.

2170
Miles
3492
Kilometers
1886
Nautical miles
4 h 36 min
237 kg

## Distance from Douala to Massawa

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Douala to Massawa. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2170.012 miles
• 3492.295 kilometers
• 1885.689 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
• 2169.287 miles
• 3491.129 kilometers
• 1885.059 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 Douala to Massawa?

The estimated flight time from Douala International Airport to Massawa International Airport is 4 hours and 36 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Douala International Airport (DLA) and Massawa International Airport (MSW)

On average, flying from Douala to Massawa generates about 237 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 237 kilograms equals 522 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Douala to Massawa

See the map of the shortest flight path between Douala International Airport (DLA) and Massawa International Airport (MSW).

## Airport information

Origin Douala International Airport
City: Douala
Country: Cameroon
IATA Code: DLA
ICAO Code: FKKD
Coordinates: 4°0′21″N, 9°43′10″E
Destination Massawa International Airport
City: Massawa
Country: Eritrea
IATA Code: MSW
ICAO Code: HHMS
Coordinates: 15°40′12″N, 39°22′12″E