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Distance between Nairobi (NBO) and Guangzhou (CAN)

Flight distance from Nairobi to Guangzhou (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport) is 5396 miles / 8684 kilometers / 4689 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 10 hours 43 minutes.

Map of flight path from Nairobi to Guangzhou.

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport (CAN).

How far is Guangzhou from Nairobi?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5396.187 miles
  • 8684.321 kilometers
  • 4689.158 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
  • 5392.712 miles
  • 8678.728 kilometers
  • 4686.138 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 Guangzhou Baiyun International Airport
City: Guangzhou
Country: China Flag of China
IATA Code: CAN
ICAO Code: ZGGG
Coordinates: 23°23′32″N, 113°17′56″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Nairobi and Guangzhou is 5 hours. Guangzhou is 5 hours ahead of Nairobi.

Time Difference

Nairobi

 EAT

Guangzhou

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 636 kg (1 402 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nairobi (NBO) → Guangzhou (CAN).

Distance:
5396
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5396

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