# How far is Lagos from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Lagos (Murtala Muhammed International Airport) is 2383 miles / 3835 kilometers / 2071 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Lagos (LOS) is 3351 miles / 5393 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 87 hours 48 minutes.

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## Distance from Nairobi to Lagos

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Nairobi to Lagos. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2382.838 miles
• 3834.806 kilometers
• 2070.630 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
• 2380.977 miles
• 3831.811 kilometers
• 2069.013 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 Lagos?

The estimated flight time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Murtala Muhammed International Airport is 5 hours and 0 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Lagos generates about 262 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 262 kilograms equals 577 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 Lagos

See the map of the shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Murtala Muhammed International Airport (LOS).

## 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 Murtala Muhammed International Airport
City: Lagos
Country: Nigeria
IATA Code: LOS
ICAO Code: DNMM
Coordinates: 6°34′38″N, 3°19′16″E