How far is Owerri from Jos?

The distance between Jos (Yakubu Gowon Airport) and Owerri (Sam Mbakwe Airport) is 311 miles / 501 kilometers / 270 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Jos (JOS) to Owerri (QOW) is 435 miles / 700 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 54 minutes.

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Distance from Jos to Owerri

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 311.145 miles
• 500.739 kilometers
• 270.377 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
• 312.561 miles
• 503.018 kilometers
• 271.608 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 Owerri?

The estimated flight time from Yakubu Gowon Airport to Sam Mbakwe Airport is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS) and Sam Mbakwe Airport (QOW)

On average, flying from Jos to Owerri generates about 71 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 71 kilograms equals 156 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 Owerri

See the map of the shortest flight path between Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS) and Sam Mbakwe Airport (QOW).

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 Sam Mbakwe Airport
City: Owerri
Country: Nigeria
IATA Code: QOW
ICAO Code: DNIM
Coordinates: 5°25′37″N, 7°12′21″E