# How far is Lichinga from Maputo?

The distance between Maputo (Maputo International Airport) and Lichinga (Lichinga Airport) is 887 miles / 1428 kilometers / 771 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Maputo (MPM) to Lichinga (VXC) is 1278 miles / 2057 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 27 hours 23 minutes.

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1428
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2 h 10 min
143 kg

## Distance from Maputo to Lichinga

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Maputo to Lichinga. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 887.390 miles
• 1428.116 kilometers
• 771.121 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
• 891.131 miles
• 1434.136 kilometers
• 774.372 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 Maputo to Lichinga?

The estimated flight time from Maputo International Airport to Lichinga Airport is 2 hours and 10 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Maputo International Airport (MPM) and Lichinga Airport (VXC)

On average, flying from Maputo to Lichinga generates about 143 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 143 kilograms equals 314 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Maputo to Lichinga

See the map of the shortest flight path between Maputo International Airport (MPM) and Lichinga Airport (VXC).

## Airport information

Origin Maputo International Airport
City: Maputo
Country: Mozambique
IATA Code: MPM
ICAO Code: FQMA
Coordinates: 25°55′14″S, 32°34′21″E
Destination Lichinga Airport
City: Lichinga
Country: Mozambique
IATA Code: VXC
ICAO Code: FQLC
Coordinates: 13°16′26″S, 35°15′58″E