There are several ways to calculate the distance from Johannesburg to Sydney. Here are two standard methods:
Vincenty's formula (applied above)
5963.106 nautical miles
Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.
5952.397 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 Sydney?
The estimated flight time from OR Tambo International Airport to Sydney Airport is
13 hours and 29 minutes.
What is the time difference between Johannesburg and Sydney?
The time difference between Johannesburg and Sydney is 8 hours. Sydney is 8 hours ahead of Johannesburg.
Flight carbon footprint between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Sydney Airport (SYD)
On average, flying from Johannesburg to Sydney generates about 835 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 835 kilograms equals 1 842 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.
Map of flight path from Johannesburg to Sydney
See the map of the shortest flight path between OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Sydney Airport (SYD).