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Distance between Durban (DUR) and Richards Bay (RCB)

Flight distance from Durban to Richards Bay (King Shaka International Airport – Richards Bay Airport) is 85 miles / 136 kilometers / 74 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Durban (DUR) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 94 miles / 152 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 45 minutes.

Durban – Richards Bay

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85
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136
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74
Nautical miles

How far is Richards Bay from Durban?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 84.691 miles
  • 136.296 kilometers
  • 73.594 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
  • 84.749 miles
  • 136.391 kilometers
  • 73.645 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 Richards Bay Airport is 39 minutes.

Time difference

There is no time difference between Durban and Richards Bay.

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Durban to Richards Bay generates about 37 kg of CO2 per passenger, 37 kilograms is equal to 83 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 Richards Bay

Shortest flight path between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

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 Richards Bay Airport
City: Richards Bay
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: RCB
ICAO Code: FARB
Coordinates: 28°44′27″S, 32°5′31″E