# How far is Lilongwe from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Wilson Airport) and Lilongwe (Lilongwe International Airport) is 882 miles / 1419 kilometers / 766 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Lilongwe (LLW) is 1217 miles / 1958 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 26 hours 58 minutes.

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## Distance from Nairobi to Lilongwe

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 881.600 miles
• 1418.798 kilometers
• 766.090 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
• 886.041 miles
• 1425.945 kilometers
• 769.949 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 Lilongwe?

The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Lilongwe International Airport is 2 hours and 10 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Lilongwe International Airport (LLW)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Lilongwe generates about 142 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 142 kilograms equals 313 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 Lilongwe

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

## 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 Lilongwe International Airport
City: Lilongwe
Country: Malawi
IATA Code: LLW
ICAO Code: FWKI
Coordinates: 13°47′21″S, 33°46′51″E