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Distance between Cape Town (CPT) and Southampton (SOU)

Flight distance from Cape Town to Southampton (Cape Town International Airport – Southampton Airport) is 5970 miles / 9608 kilometers / 5188 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 48 minutes.

Cape Town – Southampton

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5188
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How far is Southampton from Cape Town?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Cape Town to Southampton is 11 hours 48 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Cape Town time to Southampton time converter

Time in Cape Town: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Southampton: 00:00

Current local times

Cape Town

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Southampton

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Cape Town to Southampton generates about 713 kg of CO2 per passenger, 713 kilograms is equal to 1 571 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Cape Town to Southampton

Shortest flight path between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Southampton Airport (SOU).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Southampton Airport
City: Southampton
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: SOU
ICAO Code: EGHI
Coordinates: 50°57′1″N, 1°21′24″W