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Distance between East London (ELS) and Johannesburg (QRA)

Flight distance from East London to Johannesburg (East London Airport – Rand Airport) is 468 miles / 754 kilometers / 407 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 23 minutes.

Driving distance from East London (ELS) to Johannesburg (QRA) is 607 miles / 977 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 14 minutes.

East London – Johannesburg

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468
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754
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407
Nautical miles

How far is Johannesburg from East London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 468.298 miles
  • 753.652 kilometers
  • 406.940 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
  • 469.764 miles
  • 756.012 kilometers
  • 408.214 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 East London to Johannesburg?

Estimated flight time from East London Airport to Rand Airport is 1 hour 23 minutes.

What is the time difference between East London and Johannesburg?

There is no time difference between East London and Johannesburg.

Flight carbon footprint between East London Airport (ELS) and Rand Airport (QRA)

On average flying from East London to Johannesburg generates about 94 kg of CO2 per passenger, 94 kilograms is equal to 207 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from East London to Johannesburg

Shortest flight path between East London Airport (ELS) and Rand Airport (QRA).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination Rand Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: QRA
ICAO Code: FAGM
Coordinates: 26°14′33″S, 28°9′4″E