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Distance between Cape Town (CPT) and Birmingham (BHX)

Flight distance from Cape Town to Birmingham (Cape Town International Airport – Birmingham Airport) is 6075 miles / 9776 kilometers / 5279 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 12 hours 0 minutes.

Map of flight path from Cape Town to Birmingham.

Shortest flight path between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Birmingham Airport (BHX).

How far is Birmingham from Cape Town?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Cape Town and Birmingham. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 6074.653 miles
  • 9776.206 kilometers
  • 5278.729 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
  • 6095.984 miles
  • 9810.535 kilometers
  • 5297.265 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 Cape Town International Airport
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: CPT
ICAO Code: FACT
Coordinates: 33°57′53″S, 18°36′6″E

B Birmingham Airport
City: Birmingham
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: BHX
ICAO Code: EGBB
Coordinates: 52°27′14″N, 1°44′52″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Cape Town and Birmingham is 1 hour. Birmingham is 1 hour behind Cape Town.

Time Difference

Cape Town

 SAST

Birmingham

 BST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 727 kg (1 602 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cape Town (CPT) → Birmingham (BHX).

Distance:
6075
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
6075

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