# How far is Nairobi from Goma?

The distance between Goma (Goma International Airport) and Nairobi (Wilson Airport) is 524 miles / 844 kilometers / 456 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Goma (GOM) to Nairobi (WIL) is 771 miles / 1241 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 17 hours 16 minutes.

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1 h 29 min
102 kg

## 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)
• 524.428 miles
• 843.986 kilometers
• 455.716 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
• 523.848 miles
• 843.052 kilometers
• 455.212 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 Wilson Airport is 1 hour and 29 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Goma International Airport (GOM) and Wilson Airport (WIL)

On average, flying from Goma to Nairobi generates about 102 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 102 kilograms equals 225 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 Wilson Airport (WIL).

## 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 Wilson Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: WIL
ICAO Code: HKNW
Coordinates: 1°19′18″S, 36°48′53″E