Map of flight path from Cape Town to Southampton.
Shortest flight path between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Southampton Airport (SOU).
How far is Southampton from Cape Town?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Cape Town and Southampton. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 5970.253 miles
- 9608.192 kilometers
- 5188.008 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
- 5991.644 miles
- 9642.616 kilometers
- 5206.596 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Cape Town and Southampton is 1 hour. Southampton is 1 hour behind Cape Town.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 713 kg (1 571 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Cape Town (CPT) → Southampton (SOU).