# How far is Johannesburg from Cairo?

The distance between Cairo (Cairo International Airport) and Johannesburg (Rand Airport) is 3882 miles / 6247 kilometers / 3373 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cairo (CAI) to Johannesburg (QRA) is 5339 miles / 8593 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 109 hours 13 minutes.

3882
Miles
6247
Kilometers
3373
Nautical miles
7 h 50 min
442 kg

## Distance from Cairo to Johannesburg

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cairo to Johannesburg. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3881.687 miles
• 6246.969 kilometers
• 3373.094 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
• 3900.355 miles
• 6277.013 kilometers
• 3389.316 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 Cairo to Johannesburg?

The estimated flight time from Cairo International Airport to Rand Airport is 7 hours and 50 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Rand Airport (QRA)

On average, flying from Cairo to Johannesburg generates about 442 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 442 kilograms equals 974 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cairo to Johannesburg

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cairo International Airport (CAI) and Rand Airport (QRA).

## Airport information

Origin Cairo International Airport
City: Cairo
Country: Egypt
IATA Code: CAI
ICAO Code: HECA
Coordinates: 30°7′18″N, 31°24′20″E
Destination Rand Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: QRA
ICAO Code: FAGM
Coordinates: 26°14′33″S, 28°9′4″E