# How far is Kano from Jos?

The distance between Jos (Yakubu Gowon Airport) and Kano (Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport) is 167 miles / 269 kilometers / 145 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Jos (JOS) to Kano (KAN) is 218 miles / 351 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 49 minutes.

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## Distance from Jos to Kano

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Jos to Kano. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 167.137 miles
• 268.982 kilometers
• 145.238 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
• 167.995 miles
• 270.361 kilometers
• 145.983 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 Jos to Kano?

The estimated flight time from Yakubu Gowon Airport to Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport is 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS) and Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN)

On average, flying from Jos to Kano generates about 50 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 50 kilograms equals 109 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Jos to Kano

See the map of the shortest flight path between Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS) and Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport (KAN).

## Airport information

Origin Yakubu Gowon Airport
City: Jos
Country: Nigeria
IATA Code: JOS
ICAO Code: DNJO
Coordinates: 9°38′23″N, 8°52′8″E
Destination Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport
City: Kano
Country: Nigeria
IATA Code: KAN
ICAO Code: DNKN
Coordinates: 12°2′51″N, 8°31′28″E