# How far is Solwezi from Lusaka?

The distance between Lusaka (Kenneth Kaunda International Airport) and Solwezi (Solwezi Airport) is 258 miles / 416 kilometers / 225 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Lusaka (LUN) to Solwezi (SLI) is 375 miles / 604 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 45 minutes.

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## Distance from Lusaka to Solwezi

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Lusaka to Solwezi. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 258.417 miles
• 415.882 kilometers
• 224.558 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
• 259.238 miles
• 417.203 kilometers
• 225.271 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 Lusaka to Solwezi?

The estimated flight time from Kenneth Kaunda International Airport to Solwezi Airport is 59 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN) and Solwezi Airport (SLI)

On average, flying from Lusaka to Solwezi generates about 63 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 63 kilograms equals 139 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lusaka to Solwezi

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kenneth Kaunda International Airport (LUN) and Solwezi Airport (SLI).

## Airport information

Origin Kenneth Kaunda International Airport
City: Lusaka
Country: Zambia
IATA Code: LUN
ICAO Code: FLLK
Coordinates: 15°19′50″S, 28°27′9″E
Destination Solwezi Airport
City: Solwezi
Country: Zambia
IATA Code: SLI
ICAO Code: FLSW
Coordinates: 12°10′25″S, 26°21′54″E