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Distance between East London (ELS) and Richards Bay (RCB)

Flight distance from East London to Richards Bay (East London Airport – Richards Bay Airport) is 389 miles / 627 kilometers / 338 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from East London (ELS) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 522 miles / 840 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 55 minutes.

East London – Richards Bay

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389
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627
Kilometers
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338
Nautical miles

How far is Richards Bay 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)
  • 389.494 miles
  • 626.829 kilometers
  • 338.461 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
  • 389.829 miles
  • 627.368 kilometers
  • 338.752 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 Richards Bay?

Estimated flight time from East London Airport to Richards Bay Airport is 1 hour 14 minutes.

What is the time difference between East London and Richards Bay?

There is no time difference between East London and Richards Bay.

Flight carbon footprint between East London Airport (ELS) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

On average flying from East London to Richards Bay generates about 82 kg of CO2 per passenger, 82 kilograms is equal to 182 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 Richards Bay

Shortest flight path between East London Airport (ELS) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

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 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