# How far is Francistown from Johannesburg?

The distance between Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) and Francistown (Francistown Airport) is 346 miles / 557 kilometers / 301 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Johannesburg (JNB) to Francistown (FRW) is 442 miles / 711 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 9 hours 23 minutes.

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## Distance from Johannesburg to Francistown

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 346.161 miles
• 557.092 kilometers
• 300.806 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
• 347.502 miles
• 559.250 kilometers
• 301.971 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 Francistown?

The estimated flight time from OR Tambo International Airport to Francistown Airport is 1 hour and 9 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Francistown Airport (FRW)

On average, flying from Johannesburg to Francistown generates about 76 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 76 kilograms equals 167 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 Francistown

See the map of the shortest flight path between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Francistown Airport (FRW).

## 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 Francistown Airport
City: Francistown
Country: Botswana
IATA Code: FRW
ICAO Code: FBFT
Coordinates: 21°9′34″S, 27°28′28″E