# Distance between Sandakan (SDK) and Labuan (LBU)

Flight distance from Sandakan to Labuan (Sandakan Airport – Labuan Airport) is 198 miles / 318 kilometers / 172 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Sandakan (SDK) to Labuan (LBU) is 393 miles / 632 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 36 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Sandakan to Labuan.

Shortest flight path between Sandakan Airport (SDK) and Labuan Airport (LBU).

## How far is Labuan from Sandakan?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Sandakan and Labuan. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 197.727 miles
• 318.211 kilometers
• 171.820 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
• 197.558 miles
• 317.938 kilometers
• 171.673 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).

## Airport information

A Sandakan Airport
City: Sandakan
Country: Malaysia
IATA Code: SDK
ICAO Code: WBKS
Coordinates: 5°54′3″N, 118°3′32″E

B Labuan Airport
City: Labuan
Country: Malaysia
IATA Code: LBU
ICAO Code: WBKL
Coordinates: 5°18′2″N, 115°15′0″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Sandakan and Labuan.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 54 kg (119 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Sandakan (SDK) → Labuan (LBU).

Distance:
198
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
198

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