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Distance between Nairobi (NBO) and Arusha (ARK)

Flight distance from Nairobi to Arusha (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Arusha Airport) is 142 miles / 229 kilometers / 124 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Arusha (ARK) is 160 miles / 258 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 5 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Nairobi to Arusha.

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Arusha Airport (ARK).

How far is Arusha from Nairobi?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Nairobi and Arusha. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 142.217 miles
  • 228.877 kilometers
  • 123.584 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
  • 142.994 miles
  • 230.126 kilometers
  • 124.258 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 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

B Arusha Airport
City: Arusha
Country: Tanzania Flag of Tanzania
IATA Code: ARK
ICAO Code: HTAR
Coordinates: 3°22′4″S, 36°37′59″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Nairobi and Arusha.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 46 kg (101 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nairobi (NBO) → Arusha (ARK).

Distance:
142
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
142

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