# How far is Lagos from Johannesburg?

The distance between Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) and Lagos (Murtala Muhammed International Airport) is 2803 miles / 4511 kilometers / 2436 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Johannesburg (JNB) to Lagos (LOS) is 4177 miles / 6723 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 93 hours 59 minutes.

2803
Miles
4511
Kilometers
2436
Nautical miles
5 h 48 min
311 kg

## Distance from Johannesburg to Lagos

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Johannesburg to Lagos. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2803.277 miles
• 4511.438 kilometers
• 2435.982 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
• 2811.146 miles
• 4524.101 kilometers
• 2442.819 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 Johannesburg to Lagos?

The estimated flight time from OR Tambo International Airport to Murtala Muhammed International Airport is 5 hours and 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)

On average, flying from Johannesburg to Lagos generates about 311 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 311 kilograms equals 685 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Johannesburg to Lagos

See the map of the shortest flight path between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS).

## Airport information

Origin OR Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAOR
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E
Destination Murtala Muhammed International Airport
City: Lagos
Country: Nigeria
IATA Code: LOS
ICAO Code: DNMM
Coordinates: 6°34′38″N, 3°19′16″E