# How far is Nairobi from Shinyanga?

The distance between Shinyanga (Shinyanga Airport) and Nairobi (Wilson Airport) is 285 miles / 458 kilometers / 247 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Shinyanga (SHY) to Nairobi (WIL) is 469 miles / 755 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 10 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)
• 284.769 miles
• 458.291 kilometers
• 247.458 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
• 285.063 miles
• 458.764 kilometers
• 247.713 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 Wilson Airport is 1 hour and 2 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 Wilson Airport (WIL)

On average, flying from Shinyanga to Nairobi generates about 67 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 67 kilograms equals 148 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 Wilson Airport (WIL).

## 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 Wilson Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: WIL
ICAO Code: HKNW
Coordinates: 1°19′18″S, 36°48′53″E