Distance between Laut Island (KBU) and Balikpapan (BPN)

Flight distance from Laut Island to Balikpapan (Gusti Syamsir Alam Airport – Balikpapan Sepinggan Airport) is 148 miles / 238 kilometers / 129 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Laut Island (KBU) to Balikpapan (BPN) is 339 miles / 546 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 33 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Laut Island to Balikpapan.

Shortest flight path between Gusti Syamsir Alam Airport (KBU) and Balikpapan Sepinggan Airport (BPN).

How far is Balikpapan from Laut Island?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Laut Island and Balikpapan. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 148.070 miles
• 238.296 kilometers
• 128.670 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
• 148.784 miles
• 239.445 kilometers
• 129.290 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 Gusti Syamsir Alam Airport
City: Laut Island
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: KBU
ICAO Code: WAOK
Coordinates: 3°17′40″S, 116°9′54″E

B Balikpapan Sepinggan Airport
City: Balikpapan
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: BPN
ICAO Code: WALL
Coordinates: 1°16′5″S, 116°53′38″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Laut Island and Balikpapan.

WITA

WITA

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (103 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Laut Island (KBU) → Balikpapan (BPN).

Distance:
148
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
148

Round trip?