# Distance between Tawau (TWU) and Sandakan (SDK)

Flight distance from Tawau to Sandakan (Tawau Airport – Sandakan Airport) is 109 miles / 175 kilometers / 94 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 42 minutes.

Driving distance from Tawau (TWU) to Sandakan (SDK) is 181 miles / 291 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 54 minutes.

109
Miles
175
Kilometers
94
Nautical miles

## How far is Sandakan from Tawau?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 108.722 miles
• 174.971 kilometers
• 94.477 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
• 109.322 miles
• 175.937 kilometers
• 94.998 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 Tawau to Sandakan?

Estimated flight time from Tawau Airport to Sandakan Airport is 42 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Tawau and Sandakan?

There is no time difference between Tawau and Sandakan.

## Flight carbon footprint between Tawau Airport (TWU) and Sandakan Airport (SDK)

On average flying from Tawau to Sandakan generates about 41 kg of CO2 per passenger, 41 kilograms is equal to 90 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Tawau to Sandakan

Shortest flight path between Tawau Airport (TWU) and Sandakan Airport (SDK).

## Airport information

Origin Tawau Airport
City: Tawau
Country: Malaysia
IATA Code: TWU
ICAO Code: WBKW
Coordinates: 4°19′12″N, 118°7′40″E
Destination Sandakan Airport
City: Sandakan
Country: Malaysia
IATA Code: SDK
ICAO Code: WBKS
Coordinates: 5°54′3″N, 118°3′32″E