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How far is Accra from Nairobi?

Distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Accra (Kotoka International Airport) is 2606 miles / 4194 kilometers / 2265 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Accra (ACC) is 3634 miles / 5848 kilometers and travel time by car is about 93 hours 44 minutes.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Kotoka International Airport

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Distance from Nairobi to Accra

There are several ways to calculate distance from Nairobi to Accra. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2606.238 miles
  • 4194.333 kilometers
  • 2264.758 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
  • 2603.887 miles
  • 4190.550 kilometers
  • 2262.716 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).

How long does it take to fly from Nairobi to Accra?

Estimated flight time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Kotoka International Airport is 5 hours 26 minutes.

What is the time difference between Nairobi and Accra?

The time difference between Nairobi and Accra is 3 hours. Accra is 3 hours behind Nairobi.
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Flight carbon footprint between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Kotoka International Airport (ACC)

On average flying from Nairobi to Accra generates about 288 kg of CO2 per passenger, 288 kilograms is equal to 634 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Nairobi to Accra

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Kotoka International Airport (ACC).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Kotoka International Airport
City: Accra
Country: Ghana Flag of Ghana
IATA Code: ACC
ICAO Code: DGAA
Coordinates: 5°36′18″N, 0°10′0″W

Airlines flying from Nairobi (NBO) to Accra (ACC)

Kenya Airways