# How far is Nairobi from Goma?

The distance between Goma (Goma International Airport) and Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 532 miles / 857 kilometers / 463 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Goma (GOM) to Nairobi (NBO) is 779 miles / 1253 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 17 hours 26 minutes.

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## Distance from Goma to Nairobi

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 532.242 miles
• 856.560 kilometers
• 462.506 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
• 531.653 miles
• 855.613 kilometers
• 461.994 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 Goma to Nairobi?

The estimated flight time from Goma International Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is 1 hour and 30 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Goma International Airport (GOM) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

On average, flying from Goma to Nairobi generates about 103 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 103 kilograms equals 228 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

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

## Airport information

Origin Goma International Airport
City: Goma
Country: Congo (Kinshasa)
IATA Code: GOM
ICAO Code: FZNA
Coordinates: 1°40′14″S, 29°14′18″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