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How far is Nairobi from Kisumu?

The distance between Kisumu (Kisumu International Airport) and Nairobi (Wilson Airport) is 167 miles / 269 kilometers / 145 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Kisumu (KIS) to Nairobi (WIL) is 221 miles / 355 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 22 minutes.

Kisumu International Airport – Wilson Airport

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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)
  • 167.394 miles
  • 269.394 kilometers
  • 145.461 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
  • 167.497 miles
  • 269.561 kilometers
  • 145.551 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 Wilson Airport is 49 minutes.

What is the time difference between Kisumu and Nairobi?

There is no time difference between Kisumu and Nairobi.

Flight carbon footprint between Kisumu International Airport (KIS) and Wilson Airport (WIL)

On average, flying from Kisumu to Nairobi 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 Kisumu to Nairobi

Shortest flight path between Kisumu International Airport (KIS) and Wilson Airport (WIL).

Airport information

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