There are several ways to calculate the distance from Nairobi to Zanzibar. Here are two standard methods:
Vincenty's formula (applied above)
326.330 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.
327.718 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 Zanzibar?
The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Abeid Amani Karume International Airport is
1 hour and 12 minutes.
What is the time difference between Nairobi and Zanzibar?
There is no time difference between Nairobi and Zanzibar.
Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ)
On average, flying from Nairobi to Zanzibar generates about 80 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 80 kilograms equals 177 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path from Nairobi to Zanzibar
See the map of the shortest flight path between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Abeid Amani Karume International Airport (ZNZ).