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Distance between London (LHR) and Nairobi (NBO)

Distance from London to Nairobi (Heathrow Airport – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 4242 miles / 6828 kilometers / 3687 nautical miles.

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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) is 8 hours 31 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Nairobi is 3 hours. Nairobi is 3 hours ahead of London.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 494 kg (1 088 pounds).

Airport information


A Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

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

Map

London to Nairobi flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Nairobi (NBO).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4242

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