# How far is Eldoret from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Wilson Airport) and Eldoret (Eldoret International Airport) is 161 miles / 259 kilometers / 140 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Eldoret (EDL) is 198 miles / 319 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 53 minutes.

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## Distance from Nairobi to Eldoret

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 161.081 miles
• 259.235 kilometers
• 139.976 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
• 161.490 miles
• 259.892 kilometers
• 140.331 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 Eldoret?

The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Eldoret International Airport is 48 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Eldoret International Airport (EDL)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Eldoret generates about 49 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 49 kilograms equals 107 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 Eldoret

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

## 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 Eldoret International Airport
City: Eldoret
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: EDL
ICAO Code: HKEL
Coordinates: 0°24′16″N, 35°14′20″E