# How far is Medan from Palu?

The distance between Palu (Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport) and Medan (Soewondo Air Force Base) is 1500 miles / 2414 kilometers / 1304 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Palu (PLW) to Medan (MES) is 3232 miles / 5202 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 155 hours 30 minutes.

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## 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)
• 1500.175 miles
• 2414.297 kilometers
• 1303.616 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
• 1498.918 miles
• 2412.275 kilometers
• 1302.524 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 Soewondo Air Force Base is 3 hours and 20 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Mutiara SIS Al-Jufrie Airport (PLW) and Soewondo Air Force Base (MES)

On average, flying from Palu to Medan generates about 179 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 179 kilograms equals 396 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 Soewondo Air Force Base (MES).

## 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 Soewondo Air Force Base
City: Medan
Country: Indonesia
IATA Code: MES
ICAO Code: WIMM
Coordinates: 3°33′29″N, 98°40′18″E