# How far is Nairobi from Pemba?

The distance between Pemba (Pemba Airport) and Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 839 miles / 1350 kilometers / 729 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Pemba (POL) to Nairobi (NBO) is 1167 miles / 1878 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 27 hours 8 minutes.

839
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1350
Kilometers
729
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2 h 5 min
138 kg

## Distance from Pemba to Nairobi

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 839.130 miles
• 1350.449 kilometers
• 729.184 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
• 843.205 miles
• 1357.007 kilometers
• 732.725 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 Pemba to Nairobi?

The estimated flight time from Pemba Airport to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport is 2 hours and 5 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Pemba Airport (POL) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

On average, flying from Pemba to Nairobi generates about 138 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 138 kilograms equals 305 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Pemba to Nairobi

See the map of the shortest flight path between Pemba Airport (POL) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).

## Airport information

Origin Pemba Airport
City: Pemba
Country: Mozambique
IATA Code: POL
ICAO Code: FQPB
Coordinates: 12°59′30″S, 40°31′26″E
Destination Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: NBO
ICAO Code: HKJK
Coordinates: 1°19′9″S, 36°55′40″E