# How far is Addis Ababa from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Addis Ababa (Addis Ababa Bole International Airport) is 719 miles / 1157 kilometers / 625 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Addis Ababa (ADD) is 975 miles / 1569 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 20 hours 30 minutes.

719
Miles
1157
Kilometers
625
Nautical miles
1 h 51 min
127 kg

## Distance from Nairobi to Addis Ababa

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Nairobi to Addis Ababa. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 719.204 miles
• 1157.447 kilometers
• 624.971 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 723.036 miles
• 1163.614 kilometers
• 628.301 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 Addis Ababa?

The estimated flight time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is 1 hour and 51 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Addis Ababa generates about 127 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 127 kilograms equals 279 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 Addis Ababa

See the map of the shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD).

## Airport information

Origin Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: NBO
ICAO Code: HKJK
Coordinates: 1°19′9″S, 36°55′40″E
Destination Addis Ababa Bole International Airport