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Distance between Nairobi (NBO) and Kisumu (KIS)

Flight distance from Nairobi to Kisumu (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Kisumu International Airport) is 174 miles / 280 kilometers / 151 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Kisumu (KIS) is 228 miles / 367 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 20 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Nairobi to Kisumu.

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Kisumu International Airport (KIS).

How far is Kisumu from Nairobi?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 174.092 miles
  • 280.174 kilometers
  • 151.282 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
  • 174.175 miles
  • 280.308 kilometers
  • 151.354 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 Kisumu International Airport
City: Kisumu
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: KIS
ICAO Code: HKKI
Coordinates: 0°5′10″S, 34°43′44″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Nairobi and Kisumu.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (112 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nairobi (NBO) → Kisumu (KIS).

Distance:
174
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
174

Round trip?