# How far is Matadi from Kinshasa?

The distance between Kinshasa (Kinshasa N'djili Airport) and Matadi (Matadi Tshimpi Airport) is 169 miles / 272 kilometers / 147 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kinshasa (FIH) to Matadi (MAT) is 229 miles / 368 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 24 minutes.

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## Distance from Kinshasa to Matadi

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 168.836 miles
• 271.716 kilometers
• 146.715 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
• 169.017 miles
• 272.007 kilometers
• 146.872 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 Matadi?

The estimated flight time from Kinshasa N'djili Airport to Matadi Tshimpi Airport is 49 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kinshasa N'djili Airport (FIH) and Matadi Tshimpi Airport (MAT)

On average, flying from Kinshasa to Matadi generates about 50 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 50 kilograms equals 110 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 Matadi

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kinshasa N'djili Airport (FIH) and Matadi Tshimpi Airport (MAT).

## 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