# How far is Medan from Palu?

The distance between Palu (Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport) and Medan (Kualanamu International Airport) is 1487 miles / 2393 kilometers / 1292 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Palu (PLW) to Medan (KNO) is 3219 miles / 5181 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 155 hours 18 minutes.

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2393
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1292
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3 h 18 min
179 kg

## Distance from Palu to Medan

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1486.896 miles
• 2392.926 kilometers
• 1292.077 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
• 1485.674 miles
• 2390.960 kilometers
• 1291.015 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 Medan?

The estimated flight time from Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport to Kualanamu International Airport is 3 hours and 18 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport (PLW) and Kualanamu International Airport (KNO)

On average, flying from Palu to Medan generates about 179 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 179 kilograms equals 394 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 Medan

See the map of the shortest flight path between Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport (PLW) and Kualanamu International Airport (KNO).

## 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
Destination Kualanamu International Airport
City: Medan
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: KNO
ICAO Code: WIMM
Coordinates: 3°38′31″N, 98°53′7″E