# How far is Mogadishu from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Mogadishu (Aden Adde International Airport) is 623 miles / 1003 kilometers / 541 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Mogadishu (MGQ) is 739 miles / 1190 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 22 hours 41 minutes.

623
Miles
1003
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541
Nautical miles
1 h 40 min
116 kg

## Distance from Nairobi to Mogadishu

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 622.980 miles
• 1002.589 kilometers
• 541.355 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
• 622.851 miles
• 1002.382 kilometers
• 541.243 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 Mogadishu?

The estimated flight time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Aden Adde International Airport is 1 hour and 40 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Mogadishu generates about 116 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 116 kilograms equals 255 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 Mogadishu

See the map of the shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Aden Adde International Airport (MGQ).

## 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
Country: Somalia
IATA Code: MGQ
ICAO Code: HCMM
Coordinates: 2°0′51″N, 45°18′16″E