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Distance between Nairobi (WIL) and Kinshasa (FIH)

Flight distance from Nairobi to Kinshasa (Wilson Airport – Kinshasa N'djili Airport) is 1491 miles / 2400 kilometers / 1296 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 19 minutes.

Driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Kinshasa (FIH) is 2264 miles / 3643 kilometers and travel time by car is about 53 hours 22 minutes.

Nairobi – Kinshasa

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1491
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2400
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1296
Nautical miles

How far is Kinshasa from Nairobi?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1491.110 miles
  • 2399.709 kilometers
  • 1295.739 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1489.630 miles
  • 2397.328 kilometers
  • 1294.453 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Kinshasa N'djili Airport is 3 hours 19 minutes.

Time difference

The time difference between Nairobi and Kinshasa is 2 hours. Kinshasa is 2 hours behind Nairobi.
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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Nairobi to Kinshasa generates about 179 kg of CO2 per passenger, 179 kilograms is equal to 394 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 Kinshasa

Shortest flight path between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Kinshasa N'djili Airport (FIH).

Airport information

Origin Wilson Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: WIL
ICAO Code: HKNW
Coordinates: 1°19′18″S, 36°48′53″E
Destination Kinshasa N'djili Airport
City: Kinshasa
Country: Congo (Kinshasa) Flag of Congo (Kinshasa)
IATA Code: FIH
ICAO Code: FZAA
Coordinates: 4°23′8″S, 15°26′40″E