# Distance between Kota Bharu (KBR) and Penang (PEN)

Flight distance from Kota Bharu to Penang (Sultan Ismail Petra Airport – Penang International Airport) is 151 miles / 243 kilometers / 131 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Kota Bharu (KBR) to Penang (PEN) is 225 miles / 362 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 35 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kota Bharu to Penang.

Shortest flight path between Sultan Ismail Petra Airport (KBR) and Penang International Airport (PEN).

## How far is Penang from Kota Bharu?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Kota Bharu and Penang. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 151.077 miles
• 243.134 kilometers
• 131.282 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 151.061 miles
• 243.109 kilometers
• 131.268 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).

## Airport information

A Sultan Ismail Petra Airport
City: Kota Bharu
Country: Malaysia
IATA Code: KBR
ICAO Code: WMKC
Coordinates: 6°10′0″N, 102°17′34″E

B Penang International Airport
City: Penang
Country: Malaysia
IATA Code: PEN
ICAO Code: WMKP
Coordinates: 5°17′49″N, 100°16′37″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Kota Bharu and Penang.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (104 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Kota Bharu (KBR) → Penang (PEN).

Distance:
151
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
151

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