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Distance between Nairobi (NBO) and Mwanza (MWZ)

Flight distance from Nairobi to Mwanza (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport – Mwanza Airport) is 287 miles / 462 kilometers / 249 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Mwanza (MWZ) is 438 miles / 705 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 1 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Mwanza Airport (MWZ).

How far is Mwanza from Nairobi?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 286.808 miles
  • 461.574 kilometers
  • 249.230 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
  • 286.627 miles
  • 461.282 kilometers
  • 249.072 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 Mwanza Airport
City: Mwanza
Country: Tanzania Flag of Tanzania
IATA Code: MWZ
ICAO Code: HTMW
Coordinates: 2°26′40″S, 32°55′57″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Nairobi and Mwanza.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (148 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Nairobi (NBO) → Mwanza (MWZ).

Distance:
287
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
287

Round trip?