# How far is Kota Kinabalu from Lahad Datu?

The distance between Lahad Datu (Lahad Datu Airport) and Kota Kinabalu (Kota Kinabalu International Airport) is 168 miles / 271 kilometers / 146 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lahad Datu (LDU) to Kota Kinabalu (BKI) is 254 miles / 408 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 33 minutes.

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## Distance from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 168.409 miles
• 271.028 kilometers
• 146.343 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
• 168.369 miles
• 270.964 kilometers
• 146.309 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 Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu?

The estimated flight time from Lahad Datu Airport to Kota Kinabalu International Airport is 49 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lahad Datu Airport (LDU) and Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI)

On average, flying from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu generates about 50 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 50 kilograms equals 110 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lahad Datu Airport (LDU) and Kota Kinabalu International Airport (BKI).