# How far is East London from Johannesburg?

The distance between Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) and East London (East London Airport) is 476 miles / 766 kilometers / 413 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Johannesburg (JNB) to East London (ELS) is 617 miles / 993 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 11 hours 22 minutes.

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766
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1 h 24 min

## Distance from Johannesburg to East London

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 475.672 miles
• 765.520 kilometers
• 413.348 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
• 477.162 miles
• 767.918 kilometers
• 414.643 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 East London?

The estimated flight time from OR Tambo International Airport to East London Airport is 1 hour and 24 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and East London Airport (ELS)

On average, flying from Johannesburg to East London generates about 95 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 95 kilograms equals 210 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 East London

See the map of the shortest flight path between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and East London Airport (ELS).

## 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 East London Airport
City: East London
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: ELS
ICAO Code: FAEL
Coordinates: 33°2′8″S, 27°49′33″E