Map of flight path from London to Nairobi.
Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).
How far is Nairobi from London?
There are several ways to calculate distances between London and Nairobi. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 4242.468 miles
- 6827.590 kilometers
- 3686.604 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
- 4250.953 miles
- 6841.246 kilometers
- 3693.977 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and Nairobi is 3 hours. Nairobi is 3 hours ahead of London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 487 kg (1 073 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Nairobi (NBO).