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How far is Amsterdam from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Amsterdam (Amsterdam Airport Schiphol) is 4140 miles / 6662 kilometers / 3597 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 8 hours and 20 minutes.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol

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3597
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Distance from Nairobi to Amsterdam

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4139.808 miles
  • 6662.376 kilometers
  • 3597.395 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
  • 4149.175 miles
  • 6677.449 kilometers
  • 3605.534 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 Amsterdam?

The estimated flight time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is 8 hours and 20 minutes.

What is the time difference between Nairobi and Amsterdam?

The time difference between Nairobi and Amsterdam is 2 hours. Amsterdam is 2 hours behind Nairobi.

Flight carbon footprint between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Amsterdam generates about 474 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 474 kilograms equals 1 045 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Nairobi to Amsterdam

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS).

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 Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
City: Amsterdam
Country: Netherlands Flag of Netherlands
IATA Code: AMS
ICAO Code: EHAM
Coordinates: 52°18′30″N, 4°45′50″E

Airlines flying from Nairobi (NBO) to Amsterdam (AMS)

Kenya Airways
KLM