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Distance between Johannesburg (JNB) and Zurich (ZRH)

Distance from Johannesburg to Zurich (O. R. Tambo International Airport – Zurich Airport) is 5212 miles / 8387 kilometers / 4529 nautical miles.

How far is Zurich from Johannesburg?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Johannesburg and Zurich. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5211.711 miles
  • 8387.435 kilometers
  • 4528.853 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 5231.325 miles
  • 8419.001 kilometers
  • 4545.897 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 10 hours 22 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Johannesburg and Zurich.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 619 kg (1 365 pounds).

Airport information


A O. R. Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAJS
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E

B Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: ZRH
ICAO Code: LSZH
Coordinates: 47°27′52″N, 8°32′57″E

Johannesburg to Zurich flight path

Shortest flight path between O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) and Zurich Airport (ZRH).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Johannesburg (JNB) → Zurich (ZRH).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5212

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