The cheapest times to fly from FSM to NBO are

  • January 8th to May 6th (except the week of February 12th)
  • August 27th to October 14th
  • November 12th to December 2nd (except the week of November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FSM to NBO is late September. Prices can be as high as $2477 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $1119 for Tuesday flights around late September.


When to Fly to Nairobi

Flying from Fort Smith, AR (FSM) to Nairobi (NBO) will usually cost between $1136 to $1926 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $1144. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2194. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1050 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1396 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FSM to NBO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FSM to NBO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FSM to NBO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FSM to NBO flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Fort Smith. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Nairobi, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Fort Smith. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $168 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1387. Return trip prices are from the NBO to FSM flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FSM to NBO can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 16 hour 20 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FSM to NBO

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FSM to NBO — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Houston, TX (FSM > IAH > NBO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1028
  • Average savings: $368 (26.36%)

See FSM to IAH flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (FSM > JFK > NBO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1052
  • Average savings: $345 (24.68%)

See FSM to JFK flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (FSM > EWR > NBO)

  • Price for both tickets: $1083
  • Average savings: $314 (22.46%)

See FSM to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FSM to NBO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport to Fort Smith Regional Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 8530 miles or 13728 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FSM to NBO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FSM to NBO flight is about 16 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Smith, AR and Nairobi?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 13 available flights from FSM to NBO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FSM
Origination airport name Fort Smith Regional Airport
City Fort Smith, AR
Country the United States
Latitude 35.3
Longitude -94.4

Return Airport

Destination code NBO
Destination airport name Nairobi Jomo Kenyatta International Airport
City Nairobi
Country Kenya
Latitude -1.3
Longitude 36.9


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