# How far is Mombasa from Lamu?

The distance between Lamu (Manda Airport) and Mombasa (Moi International Airport) is 153 miles / 246 kilometers / 133 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lamu (LAU) to Mombasa (MBA) is 222 miles / 357 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 57 minutes.

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## Distance from Lamu to Mombasa

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Lamu to Mombasa. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 152.630 miles
• 245.634 kilometers
• 132.632 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
• 153.118 miles
• 246.420 kilometers
• 133.056 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 Lamu to Mombasa?

The estimated flight time from Manda Airport to Moi International Airport is 47 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Manda Airport (LAU) and Moi International Airport (MBA)

On average, flying from Lamu to Mombasa generates about 47 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 47 kilograms equals 105 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lamu to Mombasa

See the map of the shortest flight path between Manda Airport (LAU) and Moi International Airport (MBA).

## Airport information

Origin Manda Airport
City: Lamu
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: LAU
ICAO Code: HKLU
Coordinates: 2°15′8″S, 40°54′47″E
Destination Moi International Airport
City: Mombasa
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: MBA
ICAO Code: HKMO
Coordinates: 4°2′5″S, 39°35′39″E