# How far is Johannesburg from Kigali?

The distance between Kigali (Kigali International Airport) and Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) is 1667 miles / 2682 kilometers / 1448 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Kigali (KGL) to Johannesburg (JNB) is 2349 miles / 3781 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 50 hours 19 minutes.

1667
Miles
2682
Kilometers
1448
Nautical miles
3 h 39 min
190 kg

## Distance from Kigali to Johannesburg

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1666.670 miles
• 2682.246 kilometers
• 1448.297 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
• 1674.758 miles
• 2695.261 kilometers
• 1455.325 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 Johannesburg?

The estimated flight time from Kigali International Airport to OR Tambo International Airport is 3 hours and 39 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Kigali International Airport (KGL) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)

On average, flying from Kigali to Johannesburg generates about 190 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 190 kilograms equals 420 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 Johannesburg

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

## 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 OR Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAOR
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E