# How far is Bima from Palu?

The distance between Palu (Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport) and Bima (Sultan Muhammad Salahudin Airport) is 530 miles / 854 kilometers / 461 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Palu (PLW) to Bima (BMU) is 962 miles / 1548 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 87 hours 10 minutes.

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103 kg

## Distance from Palu to Bima

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Palu to Bima. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 530.405 miles
• 853.605 kilometers
• 460.910 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
• 533.250 miles
• 858.183 kilometers
• 463.382 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 Palu to Bima?

The estimated flight time from Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport to Sultan Muhammad Salahudin Airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport (PLW) and Sultan Muhammad Salahudin Airport (BMU)

On average, flying from Palu to Bima generates about 103 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 103 kilograms equals 227 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Palu to Bima

See the map of the shortest flight path between Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport (PLW) and Sultan Muhammad Salahudin Airport (BMU).

## Airport information

Origin Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport
City: Palu
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: PLW
ICAO Code: WAML
Coordinates: 0°55′6″S, 119°54′36″E