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Distance between Lahad Datu (LDU) and Tawau (TWU)

Flight distance from Lahad Datu to Tawau (Lahad Datu Airport – Tawau Airport) is 51 miles / 82 kilometers / 44 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 35 minutes.

Driving distance from Lahad Datu (LDU) to Tawau (TWU) is 78 miles / 126 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 33 minutes.

Lahad Datu – Tawau

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51
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82
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44
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How far is Tawau from Lahad Datu?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 50.761 miles
  • 81.692 kilometers
  • 44.110 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
  • 51.018 miles
  • 82.106 kilometers
  • 44.334 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 Tawau?

Estimated flight time from Lahad Datu Airport to Tawau Airport is 35 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lahad Datu and Tawau?

There is no time difference between Lahad Datu and Tawau.

Flight carbon footprint between Lahad Datu Airport (LDU) and Tawau Airport (TWU)

On average flying from Lahad Datu to Tawau generates about 32 kg of CO2 per passenger, 32 kilograms is equal to 72 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 Tawau

Shortest flight path between Lahad Datu Airport (LDU) and Tawau Airport (TWU).

Airport information

Origin Lahad Datu Airport
City: Lahad Datu
Country: Malaysia Flag of Malaysia
IATA Code: LDU
ICAO Code: WBKD
Coordinates: 5°1′56″N, 118°19′26″E
Destination Tawau Airport
City: Tawau
Country: Malaysia Flag of Malaysia
IATA Code: TWU
ICAO Code: WBKW
Coordinates: 4°19′12″N, 118°7′40″E