# How far is Dessie from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Dessie (Kombolcha Airport) is 873 miles / 1406 kilometers / 759 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Dessie (DSE) is 1201 miles / 1933 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 24 hours 44 minutes.

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## Distance from Nairobi to Dessie

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 873.434 miles
• 1405.656 kilometers
• 758.994 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
• 877.962 miles
• 1412.942 kilometers
• 762.928 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 Dessie?

The estimated flight time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Kombolcha Airport is 2 hours and 9 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Kombolcha Airport (DSE)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Dessie generates about 141 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 141 kilograms equals 312 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 Dessie

See the map of the shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Kombolcha Airport (DSE).

## 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 Kombolcha Airport
City: Dessie
Country: Ethiopia
IATA Code: DSE