# How far is Dar es Salaam from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Wilson Airport) and Dar es Salaam (Julius Nyerere International Airport) is 416 miles / 669 kilometers / 361 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Dar es Salaam (DAR) is 518 miles / 834 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 10 hours 57 minutes.

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1 h 17 min

## Distance from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 415.792 miles
• 669.152 kilometers
• 361.313 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
• 417.666 miles
• 672.168 kilometers
• 362.942 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 Dar es Salaam?

The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Julius Nyerere International Airport is 1 hour and 17 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Dar es Salaam generates about 86 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 86 kilograms equals 190 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 Dar es Salaam

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR).

## 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 Julius Nyerere International Airport
City: Dar es Salaam
Country: Tanzania
IATA Code: DAR
ICAO Code: HTDA
Coordinates: 6°52′41″S, 39°12′9″E