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Travelers usually depart from Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport, or New York, NY - Penn Station when they travel from New York to Nairobi. Book your trip to arrive at Jomo Kenyatta International, or Wilson. The distance between New York and Nairobi is 11850 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, American Airlines, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines. New York and Nairobi have 188 direct flights per week.

Weekly flights

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Number of flights31312534-3136

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Kenya Airways on Thursdays, and Sundays.

Check-in for a flight from New York to Nairobi

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
American AirlinesAALAAYesUnknownNo
Qatar AirwaysQTRQRYesUnknownNo
Turkish AirlinesTHYTKYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from New York to Nairobi?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between New York and Nairobi takes around 14 hours.

What is the flight distance between New York and Nairobi?

The flight distance between New York and Nairobi is 11850 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between New York and Nairobi?

Several carriers operate flights between New York and Nairobi. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Kenya Airways.

What are the most popular routes to and from New York?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as New York and Orlando International, Miami International, Los Angeles International, McCarran International, Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International, El Dorado International, Jorge Chávez International, Juan Santamaría International, Luis Muñoz Marín International, Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International, Denver International.

What are the most popular routes to and from Nairobi?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Nairobi and Sharjah International, Istanbul Airport, Abeid Amani Karume International, Indira Gandhi International, Cairo International, Chhatrapati Shivaji International, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International, Julius Nyerere International, Muscat International, Moi International, Entebbe International.

Which airports are there in New York?

New York is mainly served by Newark Liberty International. But there are other airports nearby, including John F. Kennedy International, LaGuardia, New York Stewart International Airport.

What airports are near New York?

The main airport in New York is Newark Liberty International. It is also served by Philadelphia International, Bradley International, T. F. Green, Harrisburg International, Long Island MacArthur, Trenton–Mercer, Albany International, Lehigh Valley International, Atlantic City International, Westchester County.

What airports are near Nairobi?

The main airport in Nairobi is Jomo Kenyatta International. It is also served by Arusha, Nanyuki, Amboseli.

What buses and trains depart from New York?

A number of bus and train companies depart from New York, including Amtrak train.

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