Distance from Cairo to Nairobi

Distance is 3517 kilometers or 2186 miles or 1899 nautical miles

The distance is the theoretical air distance (great circle distance). Flying between the two locations' airports can be a different distance, depending on airport location and actual route chosen.

Map – Shortest path between Cairo and Nairobi

Map – Shortest path between Cairo and Nairobi
  • Location for Cairo
  • Location for Nairobi

The map is using a projection that makes land and oceans much wider near the south and north poles. The heading/course/bearing during a flight varies in most cases. Map based on image from NASA.

Heading from Cairo

Latitude: 30° 03' North
Longitude: 31° 14' East
Initial heading:169.4°SouthSouth
Final heading:170.8°SouthSouth

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Heading from Nairobi

Latitude: 1° 17' South
Longitude: 36° 49' East
Initial heading:350.8°NorthNorth
Final heading:349.4°NorthNorth

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Local time comparison

LocationLocal time
Cairo (Egypt)Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 12:41:37 AM
Nairobi (Kenya)Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 1:41:37 AM

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