# How far is Kolwezi from Kinshasa?

The distance between Kinshasa (Kinshasa N'djili Airport) and Kolwezi (Kolwezi Airport) is 817 miles / 1315 kilometers / 710 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kinshasa (FIH) to Kolwezi (KWZ) is 1278 miles / 2056 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 29 hours 11 minutes.

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## Distance from Kinshasa to Kolwezi

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Kinshasa to Kolwezi. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 817.104 miles
• 1315.002 kilometers
• 710.044 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
• 817.699 miles
• 1315.959 kilometers
• 710.561 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 Kinshasa to Kolwezi?

The estimated flight time from Kinshasa N'djili Airport to Kolwezi Airport is 2 hours and 2 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kinshasa N'djili Airport (FIH) and Kolwezi Airport (KWZ)

On average, flying from Kinshasa to Kolwezi generates about 136 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 136 kilograms equals 301 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kinshasa to Kolwezi

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kinshasa N'djili Airport (FIH) and Kolwezi Airport (KWZ).

## Airport information

Origin Kinshasa N'djili Airport
City: Kinshasa
Country: Congo (Kinshasa)
IATA Code: FIH
ICAO Code: FZAA
Coordinates: 4°23′8″S, 15°26′40″E
Destination Kolwezi Airport
City: Kolwezi
Country: Congo (Kinshasa)
IATA Code: KWZ
ICAO Code: FZQM
Coordinates: 10°45′57″S, 25°30′20″E