# How far is Windhoek from Cape Town?

The distance between Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) and Windhoek (Hosea Kutako International Airport) is 794 miles / 1278 kilometers / 690 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Cape Town (CPT) to Windhoek (WDH) is 946 miles / 1523 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 17 hours 15 minutes.

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## Distance from Cape Town to Windhoek

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Cape Town to Windhoek. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 793.874 miles
• 1277.616 kilometers
• 689.858 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 796.493 miles
• 1281.831 kilometers
• 692.134 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).

## How long does it take to fly from Cape Town to Windhoek?

The estimated flight time from Cape Town International Airport to Hosea Kutako International Airport is 2 hours and 0 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Cape Town and Windhoek?

There is no time difference between Cape Town and Windhoek.

## Flight carbon footprint between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH)

On average, flying from Cape Town to Windhoek generates about 134 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 134 kilograms equals 296 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Cape Town to Windhoek

See the map of the shortest flight path between Cape Town International Airport (CPT) and Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH).

## Airport information

Origin Cape Town International Airport
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: CPT
ICAO Code: FACT
Coordinates: 33°57′53″S, 18°36′6″E
Destination Hosea Kutako International Airport
City: Windhoek
Country: Namibia
IATA Code: WDH
ICAO Code: FYWH
Coordinates: 22°28′47″S, 17°28′15″E