# How far is Blantyre from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Wilson Airport) and Blantyre (Chileka International Airport) is 995 miles / 1601 kilometers / 864 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Blantyre (BLZ) is 1381 miles / 2223 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 30 hours 45 minutes.

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## Distance from Nairobi to Blantyre

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 994.688 miles
• 1600.796 kilometers
• 864.361 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
• 999.900 miles
• 1609.183 kilometers
• 868.889 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 Blantyre?

The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Chileka International Airport is 2 hours and 22 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Chileka International Airport (BLZ)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Blantyre generates about 150 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 150 kilograms equals 332 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 Blantyre

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Chileka International Airport (BLZ).

## Airport information

Origin Wilson Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: WIL
ICAO Code: HKNW
Coordinates: 1°19′18″S, 36°48′53″E
Destination Chileka International Airport
City: Blantyre
Country: Malawi
IATA Code: BLZ
ICAO Code: FWCL
Coordinates: 15°40′44″S, 34°58′26″E