# How far is Lubumbashi from Kigali?

The distance between Kigali (Kigali International Airport) and Lubumbashi (Lubumbashi International Airport) is 685 miles / 1102 kilometers / 595 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kigali (KGL) to Lubumbashi (FBM) is 1018 miles / 1639 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 30 hours 2 minutes.

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1102
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595
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1 h 47 min
123 kg

## Distance from Kigali to Lubumbashi

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Kigali to Lubumbashi. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 685.049 miles
• 1102.480 kilometers
• 595.292 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
• 688.474 miles
• 1107.992 kilometers
• 598.268 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Kigali to Lubumbashi?

The estimated flight time from Kigali International Airport to Lubumbashi International Airport is 1 hour and 47 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and Lubumbashi International Airport (FBM)

On average, flying from Kigali to Lubumbashi generates about 123 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 123 kilograms equals 271 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kigali to Lubumbashi

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and Lubumbashi International Airport (FBM).

## Airport information

Origin Kigali International Airport
City: Kigali
Country: Rwanda
IATA Code: KGL
ICAO Code: HRYR
Coordinates: 1°58′7″S, 30°8′22″E
Destination Lubumbashi International Airport
City: Lubumbashi
Country: Congo (Kinshasa)
IATA Code: FBM
ICAO Code: FZQA
Coordinates: 11°35′28″S, 27°31′51″E