# How far is Mzuzu from Nairobi?

The distance between Nairobi (Wilson Airport) and Mzuzu (Mzuzu Airport) is 722 miles / 1162 kilometers / 627 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Nairobi (WIL) to Mzuzu (ZZU) is 1009 miles / 1624 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 22 hours 57 minutes.

722
Miles
1162
Kilometers
627
Nautical miles
1 h 51 min
127 kg

## Distance from Nairobi to Mzuzu

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 721.756 miles
• 1161.554 kilometers
• 627.189 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
• 725.361 miles
• 1167.355 kilometers
• 630.321 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 Mzuzu?

The estimated flight time from Wilson Airport to Mzuzu Airport is 1 hour and 51 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Mzuzu Airport (ZZU)

On average, flying from Nairobi to Mzuzu generates about 127 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 127 kilograms equals 280 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 Mzuzu

See the map of the shortest flight path between Wilson Airport (WIL) and Mzuzu Airport (ZZU).

## 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 Mzuzu Airport
City: Mzuzu
Country: Malawi
IATA Code: ZZU
ICAO Code: FWUU
Coordinates: 11°26′40″S, 34°0′42″E