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How far is Owerri from Lagos?

Distance between Lagos (Murtala Muhammed International Airport) and Owerri (Sam Mbakwe Airport) is 279 miles / 449 kilometers / 242 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Lagos (LOS) to Owerri (QOW) is 346 miles / 557 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 43 minutes.

Murtala Muhammed International Airport – Sam Mbakwe Airport

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Distance from Lagos to Owerri

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 278.695 miles
  • 448.516 kilometers
  • 242.179 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
  • 278.523 miles
  • 448.239 kilometers
  • 242.030 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 Owerri?

Estimated flight time from Murtala Muhammed International Airport to Sam Mbakwe Airport is 1 hour 1 minutes.

What is the time difference between Lagos and Owerri?

There is no time difference between Lagos and Owerri.

Flight carbon footprint between Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) and Sam Mbakwe Airport (QOW)

On average flying from Lagos to Owerri generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, 66 kilograms is equal to 146 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 Owerri

Shortest flight path between Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS) and Sam Mbakwe Airport (QOW).

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 Sam Mbakwe Airport
City: Owerri
Country: Nigeria Flag of Nigeria
IATA Code: QOW
ICAO Code: DNIM
Coordinates: 5°25′37″N, 7°12′21″E