# How far is Wajir from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Wilson Airport) and Wajir (Wajir Airport) is 309 miles / 497 kilometers / 268 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Wajir (WJR) is 408 miles / 656 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 24 minutes.

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Miles
497
Kilometers
268
Nautical miles
1 h 5 min

## Distance from Nairobi to Wajir

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 308.900 miles
• 497.126 kilometers
• 268.427 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
• 309.516 miles
• 498.118 kilometers
• 268.962 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 Wajir?

The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Wajir Airport is 1 hour and 5 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Wajir Airport (WJR)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Wajir generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 70 kilograms equals 155 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 Wajir

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Wajir Airport (WJR).

## 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 Wajir Airport
City: Wajir
Country: Kenya
IATA Code: WJR
ICAO Code: HKWJ
Coordinates: 1°43′59″N, 40°5′29″E