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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.

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).

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 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

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Cape Town

 SAST

Southampton

 BST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 713 kg (1 571 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cape Town (CPT) → Southampton (SOU).

Distance:
5970
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5970

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