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Distance between Nairobi (NBO) and London (LHR)

Flight distance from Nairobi to London (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – London Heathrow Airport) is 4242 miles / 6828 kilometers / 3687 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 8 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path from Nairobi to London.

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

How far is London from Nairobi?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 4242.468 miles
  • 6827.590 kilometers
  • 3686.604 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
  • 4250.953 miles
  • 6841.246 kilometers
  • 3693.977 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 London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Nairobi and London is 2 hours. London is 2 hours behind Nairobi.

Time Difference

Nairobi

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London

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 487 kg (1 073 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nairobi (NBO) → London (LHR).

Distance:
4242
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
4242

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