# How far is Richards Bay from Hoedspruit?

The distance between Hoedspruit (Air Force Base Hoedspruit) and Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) is 308 miles / 495 kilometers / 268 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Hoedspruit (HDS) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 406 miles / 654 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 15 minutes.

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## Distance from Hoedspruit to Richards Bay

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 307.870 miles
• 495.469 kilometers
• 267.532 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
• 308.904 miles
• 497.133 kilometers
• 268.430 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 Hoedspruit to Richards Bay?

The estimated flight time from Air Force Base Hoedspruit to Richards Bay Airport is 1 hour and 4 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Hoedspruit and Richards Bay?

There is no time difference between Hoedspruit and Richards Bay.

## Flight carbon footprint between Air Force Base Hoedspruit (HDS) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

On average, flying from Hoedspruit to Richards Bay generates about 70 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 70 kilograms equals 155 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Hoedspruit to Richards Bay

Shortest flight path between Air Force Base Hoedspruit (HDS) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

## Airport information

Origin Air Force Base Hoedspruit
City: Hoedspruit
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: HDS
ICAO Code: FAHS
Coordinates: 24°22′6″S, 31°2′55″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