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The distance between Lahad Datu and Kota Kinabalu is 271 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Malaysia Airlines, and AirAsia. Lahad Datu and Kota Kinabalu have 31 direct flights per week.

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Malaysia AirlinesMASMHYesNo
AirAsiaAXMAKYesOpens 240 days before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Lahad Datu to Kota Kinabalu?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Lahad Datu and Kota Kinabalu takes around 0.92 hours.
What is the flight distance between Lahad Datu and Kota Kinabalu?
The flight distance between Lahad Datu and Kota Kinabalu is 271 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Lahad Datu and Kota Kinabalu?
Several carriers operate flights between Lahad Datu and Kota Kinabalu. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Malaysia Airlines.
What are the most popular routes to and from Lahad Datu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Lahad Datu and Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Kuching, Sandakan, Sibu, Bintulu, Labuan, Kota Bharu, Denpasar, Townsville, Phuket City, Panglao, Tagbilaran, Miri.
What are the most popular routes to and from Kota Kinabalu?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Kota Kinabalu and Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Taipei, Hong Kong, Seoul, Manila, Kuala Terengganu, Sandakan, Johor Bahru, Labuan, Miri, Melbourne, Tawau, Kota Bharu, Kuching, Penang, Cebu, Sibu, Bandar Seri Begawan, Sydney.
What airports are near Lahad Datu?
The main airport in Lahad Datu is Lahad Datu. It is also served by Tawau, Sandakan, Lahad Datu.
What airports are near Kota Kinabalu?
The main airport in Kota Kinabalu is Kota Kinabalu International. It is also served by Kota Kinabalu International, Limbang, Lawas.
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