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How far is New York, NY from Nairobi?

Distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and New York (New York John F. Kennedy International Airport) is 7360 miles / 11844 kilometers / 6395 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 14 hours 26 minutes.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – New York John F. Kennedy International Airport

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Distance from Nairobi to New York

There are several ways to calculate distance from Nairobi to New York. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 7359.743 miles
  • 11844.359 kilometers
  • 6395.442 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
  • 7355.208 miles
  • 11837.060 kilometers
  • 6391.501 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 New York?

Estimated flight time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to New York John F. Kennedy International Airport is 14 hours 26 minutes.

What is the time difference between Nairobi and New York?

The time difference between Nairobi and New York is 8 hours. New York is 8 hours behind Nairobi.
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Flight carbon footprint between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)

On average flying from Nairobi to New York generates about 906 kg of CO2 per passenger, 906 kilograms is equal to 1 997 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Nairobi to New York

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and New York John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK).

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 New York John F. Kennedy International Airport
City: New York, NY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: JFK
ICAO Code: KJFK
Coordinates: 40°38′23″N, 73°46′44″W