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How far is Kano from Lagos?

Distance between Lagos (Murtala Muhammed International Airport) and Kano (Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport) is 517 miles / 832 kilometers / 449 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 28 minutes.

Driving distance from Lagos (LOS) to Kano (KAN) is 615 miles / 990 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 40 minutes.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport – Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport

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Distance from Lagos to Kano

There are several ways to calculate distance from Lagos to Kano. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 517.116 miles
  • 832.218 kilometers
  • 449.362 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
  • 518.285 miles
  • 834.099 kilometers
  • 450.377 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 Lagos to Kano?

Estimated flight time from Murtala Muhammed International Airport to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is 1 hour 28 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lagos and Kano?

There is no time difference between Lagos and Kano.

Flight carbon footprint between Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) and Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN)

On average flying from Lagos to Kano generates about 101 kg of CO2 per passenger, 101 kilograms is equal to 223 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lagos to Kano

Shortest flight path between Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) and Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN).

Airport information

Origin Murtala Muhammed International Airport
City: Lagos
Country: Nigeria Flag of Nigeria
IATA Code: LOS
ICAO Code: DNMM
Coordinates: 6°34′38″N, 3°19′16″E
Destination Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
City: Kano
Country: Nigeria Flag of Nigeria
IATA Code: KAN
ICAO Code: DNKN
Coordinates: 12°2′51″N, 8°31′28″E