# How far is Richards Bay from Durban?

The distance between Durban (King Shaka International Airport) and Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) is 85 miles / 136 kilometers / 74 nautical miles.

The 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.

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## Distance from Durban to Richards Bay

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Durban to Richards Bay. Here are two standard 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 planet.

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).

## How long does it take to fly from Durban to Richards Bay?

The estimated flight time from King Shaka International Airport to Richards Bay Airport is 39 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

On average, flying from Durban to Richards Bay generates about 37 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 37 kilograms equals 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

See the map of the 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
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
IATA Code: RCB
ICAO Code: FARB
Coordinates: 28°44′27″S, 32°5′31″E