# How far is East London from Durban?

The distance between Durban (King Shaka International Airport) and East London (East London Airport) is 305 miles / 491 kilometers / 265 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Durban (DUR) to East London (ELS) is 432 miles / 695 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 8 hours 22 minutes.

305
Miles
491
Kilometers
265
Nautical miles
1 h 4 min

## Distance from Durban to East London

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Durban to East London. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 305.189 miles
• 491.154 kilometers
• 265.202 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
• 305.465 miles
• 491.598 kilometers
• 265.442 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 Durban to East London?

The estimated flight time from King Shaka International Airport to East London Airport is 1 hour and 4 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and East London Airport (ELS)

On average, flying from Durban to East London generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 70 kilograms equals 154 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Durban to East London

See the map of the shortest flight path between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and East London Airport (ELS).

## Airport information

Origin King Shaka International Airport
City: Durban
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: DUR
ICAO Code: FALE
Coordinates: 29°37′0″S, 31°6′29″E
Destination East London Airport
City: East London
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: ELS
ICAO Code: FAEL
Coordinates: 33°2′8″S, 27°49′33″E