# How far is Kisumu from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Wilson Airport) and Kisumu (Kisumu International Airport) is 167 miles / 269 kilometers / 145 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Kisumu (KIS) is 221 miles / 355 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 21 minutes.

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## Distance from Nairobi to Kisumu

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Nairobi to Kisumu. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Nairobi to Kisumu?

The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Kisumu International Airport is 49 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Kisumu International Airport (KIS)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Kisumu generates about 50 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 50 kilograms equals 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

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

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