# How far is Cape Town from Kigali?

The distance between Kigali (Kigali International Airport) and Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) is 2324 miles / 3740 kilometers / 2019 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kigali (KGL) to Cape Town (CPT) is 3219 miles / 5180 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 65 hours 34 minutes.

2324
Miles
3740
Kilometers
2019
Nautical miles
4 h 54 min
255 kg

## Distance from Kigali to Cape Town

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Kigali to Cape Town. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 2323.958 miles
• 3740.048 kilometers
• 2019.465 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
• 2332.869 miles
• 3754.388 kilometers
• 2027.207 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 Kigali to Cape Town?

The estimated flight time from Kigali International Airport to Cape Town International Airport is 4 hours and 54 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

On average, flying from Kigali to Cape Town generates about 255 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 255 kilograms equals 562 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Kigali to Cape Town

See the map of the shortest flight path between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

## Airport information

Origin Kigali International Airport
City: Kigali
Country: Rwanda
IATA Code: KGL
ICAO Code: HRYR
Coordinates: 1°58′7″S, 30°8′22″E
Destination Cape Town International Airport
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: CPT
ICAO Code: FACT
Coordinates: 33°57′53″S, 18°36′6″E