There are several ways to calculate the distance from Johannesburg to London. Here are two standard methods:
Vincenty's formula (applied above)
4883.941 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.
4900.187 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 London?
The estimated flight time from OR Tambo International Airport to London Heathrow Airport is
11 hours and 8 minutes.
What is the time difference between Johannesburg and London?
The time difference between Johannesburg and London is 1 hour. London is 1 hour behind Johannesburg.
Flight carbon footprint between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
On average, flying from Johannesburg to London generates about 666 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 666 kilograms equals 1 467 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path from Johannesburg to London
See the map of the shortest flight path between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR).