There are several ways to calculate the distance from Johannesburg to Atlanta. Here are two standard methods:
Vincenty's formula (applied above)
7333.586 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.
7334.021 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 Johannesburg to Atlanta?
The estimated flight time from OR Tambo International Airport to Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport is
16 hours and 28 minutes.
What is the time difference between Johannesburg and Atlanta?
The time difference between Johannesburg and Atlanta is 6 hours. Atlanta is 6 hours behind Johannesburg.
Flight carbon footprint between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL)
On average, flying from Johannesburg to Atlanta generates about 1 063 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 1 063 kilograms equals 2 344 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path from Johannesburg to Atlanta
See the map of the shortest flight path between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).