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How far is Lamu from Mombasa?

Distance between Mombasa (Moi International Airport) and Lamu (Manda Airport) is 153 miles / 246 kilometers / 133 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Mombasa (MBA) to Lamu (LAU) is 217 miles / 350 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 55 minutes.

Moi International Airport – Manda Airport

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Distance from Mombasa to Lamu

There are several ways to calculate distance from Mombasa to Lamu. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 152.630 miles
  • 245.634 kilometers
  • 132.632 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
  • 153.118 miles
  • 246.420 kilometers
  • 133.056 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 Mombasa to Lamu?

Estimated flight time from Moi International Airport to Manda Airport is 47 minutes.

What is the time difference between Mombasa and Lamu?

There is no time difference between Mombasa and Lamu.

Flight carbon footprint between Moi International Airport (MBA) and Manda Airport (LAU)

On average flying from Mombasa to Lamu generates about 47 kg of CO2 per passenger, 47 kilograms is equal to 105 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Mombasa to Lamu

Shortest flight path between Moi International Airport (MBA) and Manda Airport (LAU).

Airport information

Origin Moi International Airport
City: Mombasa
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: MBA
ICAO Code: HKMO
Coordinates: 4°2′5″S, 39°35′39″E
Destination Manda Airport
City: Lamu
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: LAU
ICAO Code: HKLU
Coordinates: 2°15′8″S, 40°54′47″E