# How far is Nairobi from Shinyanga?

The distance between Shinyanga (Shinyanga Airport) and Nairobi (Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 291 miles / 469 kilometers / 253 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shinyanga (SHY) to Nairobi (NBO) is 477 miles / 767 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 20 minutes.

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## Distance from Shinyanga to Nairobi

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 291.335 miles
• 468.858 kilometers
• 253.163 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
• 291.609 miles
• 469.299 kilometers
• 253.401 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 Shinyanga to Nairobi?

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

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

There is no time difference between Shinyanga and Nairobi.

## Flight carbon footprint between Shinyanga Airport (SHY) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO)

On average, flying from Shinyanga to Nairobi generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 68 kilograms equals 150 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

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

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

## Airport information

Origin Shinyanga Airport
City: Shinyanga
Country: Tanzania
IATA Code: SHY
ICAO Code: HTSY
Coordinates: 3°40′1″S, 33°25′1″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