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Distance between Durban (DUR) and East London (ELS)

Flight distance from Durban to East London (King Shaka International Airport – East London Airport) is 305 miles / 491 kilometers / 265 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

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.

Durban – East London

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305
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491
Kilometers
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265
Nautical miles

How far is East London from Durban?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common 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 earth.

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).

Flight Duration

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

Time difference

There is no time difference between Durban and East London.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Durban to East London generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, 70 kilograms is equal to 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

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 Flag of 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 Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: ELS
ICAO Code: FAEL
Coordinates: 33°2′8″S, 27°49′33″E

Airlines flying from Durban (DUR) to East London (ELS)

South African Airways