# How far is Umtata from Durban?

The distance between Durban (King Shaka International Airport) and Umtata (Mthatha Airport) is 197 miles / 317 kilometers / 171 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Durban (DUR) to Umtata (UTT) is 293 miles / 471 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 36 minutes.

197
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317
Kilometers
171
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## Distance from Durban to Umtata

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 196.822 miles
• 316.755 kilometers
• 171.034 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
• 196.881 miles
• 316.849 kilometers
• 171.085 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 Umtata?

The estimated flight time from King Shaka International Airport to Mthatha Airport is 52 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and Mthatha Airport (UTT)

On average, flying from Durban to Umtata generates about 54 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 54 kilograms equals 119 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 Umtata

See the map of the shortest flight path between King Shaka International Airport (DUR) and Mthatha Airport (UTT).

## 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 Mthatha Airport
City: Umtata
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: UTT
ICAO Code: FAUT
Coordinates: 31°32′52″S, 28°40′27″E