# How far is Nairobi from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo (Cairo International Airport) and Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 2193 miles / 3529 kilometers / 1905 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cairo (CAI) to Nairobi (NBO) is 2950 miles / 4748 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 60 hours 32 minutes.

2193
Miles
3529
Kilometers
1905
Nautical miles
4 h 39 min
240 kg

## Distance from Cairo to Nairobi

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2192.556 miles
• 3528.578 kilometers
• 1905.280 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
• 2202.645 miles
• 3544.813 kilometers
• 1914.046 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 Cairo to Nairobi?

The estimated flight time from Cairo International Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is 4 hours and 39 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

On average, flying from Cairo to Nairobi generates about 240 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 240 kilograms equals 528 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

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

## Airport information

Origin Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″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