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Distance between Lamu (LAU) and Mombasa (MBA)

Flight distance from Lamu to Mombasa (Manda Airport – Moi International Airport) is 153 miles / 246 kilometers / 133 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Lamu (LAU) to Mombasa (MBA) is 213 miles / 342 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 23 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Manda Airport (LAU) and Moi International Airport (MBA).

How far is Mombasa from Lamu?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lamu and Mombasa. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Airport information


A Manda Airport
City: Lamu
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: LAU
ICAO Code: HKLU
Coordinates: 2°15′8″S, 40°54′47″E

B Moi International Airport
City: Mombasa
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: MBA
ICAO Code: HKMO
Coordinates: 4°2′5″S, 39°35′39″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lamu and Mombasa.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 47 kg (105 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lamu (LAU) → Mombasa (MBA).

Distance:
153
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
153

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