# How far is Walvis Bay from Windhoek?

The distance between Windhoek (Eros Airport) and Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Airport) is 157 miles / 253 kilometers / 137 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Windhoek (ERS) to Walvis Bay (WVB) is 250 miles / 403 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 4 hours 42 minutes.

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## Distance from Windhoek to Walvis Bay

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Windhoek to Walvis Bay. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 157.404 miles
• 253.317 kilometers
• 136.780 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
• 157.172 miles
• 252.944 kilometers
• 136.579 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 Windhoek to Walvis Bay?

The estimated flight time from Eros Airport to Walvis Bay Airport is 47 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Eros Airport (ERS) and Walvis Bay Airport (WVB)

On average, flying from Windhoek to Walvis Bay generates about 48 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 48 kilograms equals 106 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Windhoek to Walvis Bay

See the map of the shortest flight path between Eros Airport (ERS) and Walvis Bay Airport (WVB).

## Airport information

Origin Eros Airport
City: Windhoek
Country: Namibia
IATA Code: ERS
ICAO Code: FYWE
Coordinates: 22°36′43″S, 17°4′49″E
Destination Walvis Bay Airport
City: Walvis Bay
Country: Namibia
IATA Code: WVB
ICAO Code: FYWB
Coordinates: 22°58′47″S, 14°38′43″E