# How far is Lichinga from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Wilson Airport) and Lichinga (Lichinga Airport) is 828 miles / 1333 kilometers / 720 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Lichinga (VXC) is 1087 miles / 1750 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 27 hours 33 minutes.

828
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1333
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720
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2 h 4 min
137 kg

## Distance from Nairobi to Lichinga

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 828.193 miles
• 1332.847 kilometers
• 719.680 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
• 832.589 miles
• 1339.922 kilometers
• 723.500 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 Lichinga?

The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Lichinga Airport is 2 hours and 4 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Lichinga Airport (VXC)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Lichinga generates about 137 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 137 kilograms equals 303 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 Lichinga

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Lichinga Airport (VXC).

## 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 Lichinga Airport
City: Lichinga
Country: Mozambique
IATA Code: VXC
ICAO Code: FQLC
Coordinates: 13°16′26″S, 35°15′58″E