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How far is Mogadishu from Nairobi?

Distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Mogadishu (Aden Adde International Airport) is 623 miles / 1003 kilometers / 541 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

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

Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Aden Adde International Airport

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Distance from Nairobi to Mogadishu

There are several ways to calculate distance from Nairobi to Mogadishu. Here are two common 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 earth.

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?

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

What is the time difference between Nairobi and Mogadishu?

There is no time difference between Nairobi and Mogadishu.

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, 116 kilograms is equal to 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

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 Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: NBO
ICAO Code: HKJK
Coordinates: 1°19′9″S, 36°55′40″E
Destination Aden Adde International Airport
City: Mogadishu
Country: Somalia Flag of Somalia
IATA Code: MGQ
ICAO Code: HCMM
Coordinates: 2°0′51″N, 45°18′16″E