# Distance between Lamu (LAU) and Nairobi (NBO)

Flight distance from Lamu to Nairobi (Manda Airport – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 283 miles / 455 kilometers / 246 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Lamu (LAU) to Nairobi (NBO) is 431 miles / 694 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 21 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Lamu to Nairobi.

Shortest flight path between Manda Airport (LAU) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).

## How far is Nairobi from Lamu?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lamu and Nairobi. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 282.892 miles
• 455.271 kilometers
• 245.826 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 282.673 miles
• 454.918 kilometers
• 245.636 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).

## Airport information

A Manda Airport
City: Lamu
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: LAU
ICAO Code: HKLU
Coordinates: 2°15′8″S, 40°54′47″E

B Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: NBO
ICAO Code: HKJK
Coordinates: 1°19′9″S, 36°55′40″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lamu and Nairobi.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lamu (LAU) → Nairobi (NBO).

Distance:
283
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
283

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