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How far is Nairobi from Goma?

Distance between Goma (Goma International Airport) and Nairobi (Wilson Airport) is 524 miles / 844 kilometers / 456 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 29 minutes.

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

Goma International Airport – Wilson Airport

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Distance from Goma to Nairobi

There are several ways to calculate distance from Goma to Nairobi. Here are two common 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 earth.

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?

Estimated flight time from Goma International Airport to Wilson Airport is 1 hour 29 minutes.

What is the time difference between Goma and Nairobi?

The time difference between Goma and Nairobi is 1 hour. Nairobi is 1 hour ahead of Goma.
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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, 102 kilograms is equal to 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

Shortest flight path between Goma International Airport (GOM) and Wilson Airport (WIL).

Airport information

Origin Goma International Airport
City: Goma
Country: Congo (Kinshasa) Flag of Congo (Kinshasa)
IATA Code: GOM
ICAO Code: FZNA
Coordinates: 1°40′14″S, 29°14′18″E
Destination Wilson Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: WIL
ICAO Code: HKNW
Coordinates: 1°19′18″S, 36°48′53″E