# How far is Malakal from Wau?

The distance between Wau (Wau Airport) and Malakal (Malakal Airport) is 281 miles / 453 kilometers / 244 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Wau (WUU) to Malakal (MAK) is 818 miles / 1317 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 24 hours 46 minutes.

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## Distance from Wau to Malakal

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Wau to Malakal. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 281.264 miles
• 452.651 kilometers
• 244.412 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
• 281.301 miles
• 452.710 kilometers
• 244.444 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 Wau to Malakal?

The estimated flight time from Wau Airport to Malakal Airport is 1 hour and 1 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wau Airport (WUU) and Malakal Airport (MAK)

On average, flying from Wau to Malakal generates about 66 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 66 kilograms equals 146 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Wau to Malakal

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wau Airport (WUU) and Malakal Airport (MAK).

## Airport information

Origin Wau Airport
City: Wau
Country: South Sudan
IATA Code: WUU
ICAO Code: HSWW
Coordinates: 7°43′32″N, 27°58′30″E
Destination Malakal Airport
City: Malakal
Country: South Sudan
IATA Code: MAK
ICAO Code: HSSM
Coordinates: 9°33′32″N, 31°39′7″E