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Distance between Cape Town (CPT) and London (STN)

Flight distance from Cape Town to London (Cape Town International Airport – London Stansted Airport) is 6014 miles / 9678 kilometers / 5226 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 53 minutes.

Cape Town – London

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6014
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9678
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5226
Nautical miles

How far is London 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)
  • 6013.574 miles
  • 9677.910 kilometers
  • 5225.653 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
  • 6035.078 miles
  • 9712.517 kilometers
  • 5244.339 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 London is 11 hours 53 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Cape Town time to London time converter

Time in Cape Town: 00:00 ⇆ Time in London: 00:00

Current local times

Cape Town

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London

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Cape Town to London generates about 718 kg of CO2 per passenger, 718 kilograms is equal to 1 584 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path from Cape Town to London

Shortest flight path between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and London Stansted Airport (STN).

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 London Stansted Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: STN
ICAO Code: EGSS
Coordinates: 51°53′5″N, 0°14′5″E