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Distance between Nairobi (WIL) and Kisumu (KIS)

Flight distance from Nairobi to Kisumu (Wilson Airport – Kisumu International Airport) is 167 miles / 269 kilometers / 145 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Kisumu (KIS) is 221 miles / 355 kilometers and travel time by car is about 5 hours 29 minutes.

Nairobi – Kisumu

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167
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269
Kilometers
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145
Nautical miles

How far is Kisumu from Nairobi?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 167.394 miles
  • 269.394 kilometers
  • 145.461 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
  • 167.497 miles
  • 269.561 kilometers
  • 145.551 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 Kisumu International Airport is 49 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Nairobi and Kisumu.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Nairobi to Kisumu generates about 50 kg of CO2 per passenger, 50 kilograms is equal to 109 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 Kisumu

Shortest flight path between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Kisumu International Airport (KIS).

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 Kisumu International Airport
City: Kisumu
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: KIS
ICAO Code: HKKI
Coordinates: 0°5′10″S, 34°43′44″E