# How far is Lagos from Kigali?

The distance between Kigali (Kigali International Airport) and Lagos (Murtala Muhammed International Airport) is 1943 miles / 3126 kilometers / 1688 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kigali (KGL) to Lagos (LOS) is 2764 miles / 4449 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 72 hours 58 minutes.

1943
Miles
3126
Kilometers
1688
Nautical miles
4 h 10 min
212 kg

## Distance from Kigali to Lagos

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1942.672 miles
• 3126.427 kilometers
• 1688.136 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
• 1941.672 miles
• 3124.819 kilometers
• 1687.267 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 Lagos?

The estimated flight time from Kigali International Airport to Murtala Muhammed International Airport is 4 hours and 10 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)

On average, flying from Kigali to Lagos generates about 212 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 212 kilograms equals 468 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 Lagos

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS).

## 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 Murtala Muhammed International Airport
City: Lagos
Country: Nigeria
IATA Code: LOS
ICAO Code: DNMM
Coordinates: 6°34′38″N, 3°19′16″E