How far is Nairobi from Harare?

The distance between Harare (Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport) and Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 1209 miles / 1945 kilometers / 1050 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Harare (HRE) to Nairobi (NBO) is 1702 miles / 2739 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 36 hours 50 minutes.

1209
Miles
1945
Kilometers
1050
Nautical miles
2 h 47 min
162 kg

Distance from Harare to Nairobi

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1208.674 miles
• 1945.173 kilometers
• 1050.309 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
• 1214.196 miles
• 1954.060 kilometers
• 1055.108 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 Harare to Nairobi?

The estimated flight time from Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is 2 hours and 47 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (HRE) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

On average, flying from Harare to Nairobi generates about 162 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 162 kilograms equals 357 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Harare to Nairobi

See the map of the shortest flight path between Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport (HRE) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).

Airport information

Origin Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport
City: Harare
Country: Zimbabwe
IATA Code: HRE
ICAO Code: FVHA
Coordinates: 17°55′54″S, 31°5′34″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