# How far is Matsu from Orchid Island?

The distance between Orchid Island (Lanyu Airport) and Matsu (Matsu Beigan Airport) is 305 miles / 490 kilometers / 265 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Orchid Island (KYD) to Matsu (MFK) is 449 miles / 723 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 51 hours 33 minutes.

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1 h 4 min

## Distance from Orchid Island to Matsu

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Orchid Island to Matsu. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 304.631 miles
• 490.257 kilometers
• 264.717 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
• 305.655 miles
• 491.905 kilometers
• 265.607 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 Orchid Island to Matsu?

The estimated flight time from Lanyu Airport to Matsu Beigan Airport is 1 hour and 4 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lanyu Airport (KYD) and Matsu Beigan Airport (MFK)

On average, flying from Orchid Island to Matsu generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 70 kilograms equals 154 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Orchid Island to Matsu

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lanyu Airport (KYD) and Matsu Beigan Airport (MFK).

## Airport information

Origin Lanyu Airport
City: Orchid Island
Country: Taiwan
IATA Code: KYD
ICAO Code: RCLY
Coordinates: 22°1′37″N, 121°32′6″E
Destination Matsu Beigan Airport
City: Matsu
Country: Taiwan
IATA Code: MFK
ICAO Code: RCMT
Coordinates: 26°13′27″N, 120°0′10″E