# How far is Lusaka from Kigali?

The distance between Kigali (Kigali International Airport) and Lusaka (Kenneth Kaunda International Airport) is 926 miles / 1489 kilometers / 804 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kigali (KGL) to Lusaka (LUN) is 1368 miles / 2201 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 33 hours 3 minutes.

926
Miles
1489
Kilometers
804
Nautical miles
2 h 15 min
146 kg

## Distance from Kigali to Lusaka

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 925.515 miles
• 1489.472 kilometers
• 804.251 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
• 930.366 miles
• 1497.279 kilometers
• 808.466 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 Lusaka?

The estimated flight time from Kigali International Airport to Kenneth Kaunda International Airport is 2 hours and 15 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN)

On average, flying from Kigali to Lusaka generates about 146 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 146 kilograms equals 321 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 Lusaka

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN).

## 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 Kenneth Kaunda International Airport
City: Lusaka
Country: Zambia
IATA Code: LUN
ICAO Code: FLLK
Coordinates: 15°19′50″S, 28°27′9″E