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Distance between Zurich (ZRH) and Nairobi (NBO)

Flight distance from Zurich to Nairobi (Zurich Airport – Jomo Kenyatta International Airport) is 3771 miles / 6068 kilometers / 3277 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 7 hours 38 minutes.

Map of flight path from Zurich to Nairobi.

Shortest flight path between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (NBO).

How far is Nairobi from Zurich?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Zurich and Nairobi. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 3770.660 miles
  • 6068.290 kilometers
  • 3276.614 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 3780.277 miles
  • 6083.766 kilometers
  • 3284.971 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).

Airport information


A Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: ZRH
ICAO Code: LSZH
Coordinates: 47°27′52″N, 8°32′57″E

B Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City: Nairobi
Country: Kenya Flag of Kenya
IATA Code: NBO
ICAO Code: HKJK
Coordinates: 1°19′9″S, 36°55′40″E

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Zurich and Nairobi is 1 hour. Nairobi is 1 hour ahead of Zurich.

Time Difference

Zurich

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Nairobi

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 434 kg (957 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Zurich (ZRH) → Nairobi (NBO).

Distance:
3771
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3771

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