# How far is Bulawayo from Johannesburg?

The distance between Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) and Bulawayo (Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport) is 422 miles / 679 kilometers / 367 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Johannesburg (JNB) to Bulawayo (BUQ) is 540 miles / 869 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 10 hours 4 minutes.

422
Miles
679
Kilometers
367
Nautical miles
1 h 17 min

## Distance from Johannesburg to Bulawayo

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Johannesburg to Bulawayo. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 421.931 miles
• 679.032 kilometers
• 366.648 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
• 423.635 miles
• 681.775 kilometers
• 368.129 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 Bulawayo?

The estimated flight time from OR Tambo International Airport to Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport is 1 hour and 17 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ)

On average, flying from Johannesburg to Bulawayo generates about 87 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 87 kilograms equals 192 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Johannesburg to Bulawayo

See the map of the shortest flight path between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport (BUQ).

## Airport information

Origin OR Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAOR
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E
Destination Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport
City: Bulawayo
Country: Zimbabwe
IATA Code: BUQ
ICAO Code: FVBU
Coordinates: 20°1′2″S, 28°37′4″E