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How far is Addis Ababa from Nairobi?

Distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Addis Ababa (Addis Ababa Bole International Airport) is 719 miles / 1157 kilometers / 625 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 51 minutes.

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.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Addis Ababa Bole International Airport

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Distance from Nairobi to Addis Ababa

There are several ways to calculate distance from Nairobi to Addis Ababa. Here are two common 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 earth.

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?

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

What is the time difference between Nairobi and Addis Ababa?

There is no time difference between Nairobi and Addis Ababa.

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, 127 kilograms is equal to 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

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 Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: NBO
ICAO Code: HKJK
Coordinates: 1°19′9″S, 36°55′40″E
Destination Addis Ababa Bole International Airport
City: Addis Ababa
Country: Ethiopia Flag of Ethiopia
IATA Code: ADD
ICAO Code: HAAB
Coordinates: 8°58′40″N, 38°47′57″E

Airlines flying from Nairobi (NBO) to Addis Ababa (ADD)

Asiana Airlines
Ethiopian Airlines
Kenya Airways
KLM