# How far is Sandakan from Lahad Datu?

The distance between Lahad Datu (Lahad Datu Airport) and Sandakan (Sandakan Airport) is 62 miles / 100 kilometers / 54 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lahad Datu (LDU) to Sandakan (SDK) is 106 miles / 170 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 2 hours 24 minutes.

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## Distance from Lahad Datu to Sandakan

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 62.415 miles
• 100.448 kilometers
• 54.237 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
• 62.724 miles
• 100.945 kilometers
• 54.506 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 Sandakan?

The estimated flight time from Lahad Datu Airport to Sandakan Airport is 37 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Lahad Datu Airport (LDU) and Sandakan Airport (SDK)

On average, flying from Lahad Datu to Sandakan generates about 34 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 34 kilograms equals 75 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 Sandakan

See the map of the shortest flight path between Lahad Datu Airport (LDU) and Sandakan Airport (SDK).