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How far is Djibouti from Nairobi?

Distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Djibouti (Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport) is 982 miles / 1581 kilometers / 854 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Djibouti (JIB) is 1366 miles / 2199 kilometers and travel time by car is about 30 hours 4 minutes.

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport

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Distance from Nairobi to Djibouti

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 982.470 miles
  • 1581.132 kilometers
  • 853.743 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
  • 986.627 miles
  • 1587.822 kilometers
  • 857.355 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 Djibouti?

Estimated flight time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport is 2 hours 21 minutes.

What is the time difference between Nairobi and Djibouti?

There is no time difference between Nairobi and Djibouti.

Flight carbon footprint between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport (JIB)

On average flying from Nairobi to Djibouti generates about 150 kg of CO2 per passenger, 150 kilograms is equal to 330 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 Djibouti

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport (JIB).

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 Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport
City: Djibouti
Country: Djibouti Flag of Djibouti
IATA Code: JIB
ICAO Code: HDAM
Coordinates: 11°32′50″N, 43°9′34″E

Airlines flying from Nairobi (NBO) to Djibouti (JIB)

Kenya Airways
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