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Distance between London (LHR) and Nairobi (NBO)

Flight distance from London to Nairobi (London Heathrow Airport – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 4242 miles / 6828 kilometers / 3687 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 31 minutes.

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).

Airport information


A London 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

London

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Nairobi

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 487 kg (1 073 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Nairobi (NBO).

Distance:
4242
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4242

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