How far is Chipata from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Wilson Airport) and Chipata (Chipata Airport) is 889 miles / 1431 kilometers / 773 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Chipata (CIP) is 1268 miles / 2040 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 28 hours 16 minutes.

889
Miles
1431
Kilometers
773
Nautical miles
2 h 11 min
143 kg

Distance from Nairobi to Chipata

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 889.325 miles
• 1431.230 kilometers
• 772.802 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
• 893.516 miles
• 1437.974 kilometers
• 776.444 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 Chipata?

The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Chipata Airport is 2 hours and 11 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Chipata Airport (CIP)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Chipata generates about 143 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 143 kilograms equals 315 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 Chipata

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Chipata Airport (CIP).

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 Chipata Airport
City: Chipata
Country: Zambia
IATA Code: CIP
ICAO Code: FLCP
Coordinates: 13°33′29″S, 32°35′13″E