# How far is Tanga from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) and Tanga (Tanga Airport) is 299 miles / 480 kilometers / 259 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Nairobi (NBO) to Tanga (TGT) is 401 miles / 645 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 8 minutes.

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## Distance from Nairobi to Tanga

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 298.523 miles
• 480.427 kilometers
• 259.410 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
• 299.698 miles
• 482.317 kilometers
• 260.430 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 Tanga?

The estimated flight time from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Tanga Airport is 1 hour and 3 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Nairobi and Tanga?

There is no time difference between Nairobi and Tanga.

## Flight carbon footprint between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Tanga Airport (TGT)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Tanga generates about 69 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 69 kilograms equals 152 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 Tanga

Shortest flight path between Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO) and Tanga Airport (TGT).

## 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 Tanga Airport
City: Tanga
Country: Tanzania
IATA Code: TGT
ICAO Code: HTTG
Coordinates: 5°5′32″S, 39°4′16″E