# How far is Tawau from Lahad Datu?

The distance between Lahad Datu (Lahad Datu Airport) and Tawau (Tawau Airport) is 51 miles / 82 kilometers / 44 nautical miles.

The 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.

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## Distance from Lahad Datu to Tawau

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Lahad Datu to Tawau. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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?

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

## 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, and 32 kilograms equals 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

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

## Airport information

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