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How far is Jos from Owerri?

The distance between Owerri (Sam Mbakwe Airport) and Jos (Yakubu Gowon Airport) is 311 miles / 501 kilometers / 270 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Owerri (QOW) to Jos (JOS) is 435 miles / 700 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 54 minutes.

Sam Mbakwe Airport – Yakubu Gowon Airport

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Distance from Owerri to Jos

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Owerri to Jos. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 311.145 miles
  • 500.739 kilometers
  • 270.377 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
  • 312.561 miles
  • 503.018 kilometers
  • 271.608 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 Owerri to Jos?

The estimated flight time from Sam Mbakwe Airport to Yakubu Gowon Airport is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

What is the time difference between Owerri and Jos?

There is no time difference between Owerri and Jos.

Flight carbon footprint between Sam Mbakwe Airport (QOW) and Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS)

On average, flying from Owerri to Jos generates about 71 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 71 kilograms equals 156 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Owerri to Jos

Shortest flight path between Sam Mbakwe Airport (QOW) and Yakubu Gowon Airport (JOS).

Airport information

Origin Sam Mbakwe Airport
City: Owerri
Country: Nigeria Flag of Nigeria
IATA Code: QOW
ICAO Code: DNIM
Coordinates: 5°25′37″N, 7°12′21″E
Destination Yakubu Gowon Airport
City: Jos
Country: Nigeria Flag of Nigeria
IATA Code: JOS
ICAO Code: DNJO
Coordinates: 9°38′23″N, 8°52′8″E