# How far is Djibouti from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Djibouti (Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport) is 982 miles / 1581 kilometers / 854 nautical miles.

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

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## Distance from Nairobi to Djibouti

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Nairobi to Djibouti. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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?

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

## 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, and 150 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
IATA Code: NBO
ICAO Code: HKJK
Coordinates: 1°19′9″S, 36°55′40″E
Destination Djibouti–Ambouli International Airport
City: Djibouti
Country: Djibouti
IATA Code: JIB
ICAO Code: HDAM
Coordinates: 11°32′50″N, 43°9′34″E