# How far is Nairobi from Blantyre?

The distance between Blantyre (Chileka International Airport) and Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 996 miles / 1603 kilometers / 865 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Blantyre (BLZ) to Nairobi (NBO) is 1376 miles / 2215 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 30 hours 34 minutes.

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## Distance from Blantyre to Nairobi

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Blantyre to Nairobi. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 995.860 miles
• 1602.681 kilometers
• 865.379 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
• 1001.065 miles
• 1611.058 kilometers
• 869.902 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 Blantyre to Nairobi?

The estimated flight time from Chileka International Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is 2 hours and 23 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Chileka International Airport (BLZ) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

On average, flying from Blantyre to Nairobi generates about 151 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 151 kilograms equals 332 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Blantyre to Nairobi

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chileka International Airport (BLZ) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).

## Airport information

Origin Chileka International Airport
City: Blantyre
Country: Malawi
IATA Code: BLZ
ICAO Code: FWCL
Coordinates: 15°40′44″S, 34°58′26″E
Destination Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: NBO
ICAO Code: HKJK
Coordinates: 1°19′9″S, 36°55′40″E