# How far is Nairobi from Kisumu?

The distance between Kisumu (Kisumu International Airport) and Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 174 miles / 280 kilometers / 151 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kisumu (KIS) to Nairobi (NBO) is 228 miles / 367 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 32 minutes.

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## Distance from Kisumu to Nairobi

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 174.092 miles
• 280.174 kilometers
• 151.282 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
• 174.175 miles
• 280.308 kilometers
• 151.354 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 Kisumu to Nairobi?

The estimated flight time from Kisumu International Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is 49 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kisumu International Airport (KIS) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

On average, flying from Kisumu to Nairobi generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 51 kilograms equals 112 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kisumu to Nairobi

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kisumu International Airport (KIS) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).

## Airport information

Origin Kisumu International Airport
City: Kisumu
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: KIS
ICAO Code: HKKI
Coordinates: 0°5′10″S, 34°43′44″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