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Distance between Lamu (LAU) and Nairobi (WIL)

Flight distance from Lamu to Nairobi (Manda Airport – Wilson Airport) is 290 miles / 467 kilometers / 252 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Lamu (LAU) to Nairobi (WIL) is 434 miles / 698 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 Wilson Airport (WIL).

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)
  • 290.469 miles
  • 467.464 kilometers
  • 252.410 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
  • 290.238 miles
  • 467.093 kilometers
  • 252.210 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 Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: LAU
ICAO Code: HKLU
Coordinates: 2°15′8″S, 40°54′47″E

B Wilson Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: WIL
ICAO Code: HKNW
Coordinates: 1°19′18″S, 36°48′53″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lamu and Nairobi.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (149 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lamu (LAU) → Nairobi (WIL).

Distance:
290
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
290

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