There are several ways to calculate the distance from London to Johannesburg. 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 London to Johannesburg?
The estimated flight time from London Heathrow Airport to OR Tambo International Airport is
11 hours and 8 minutes.
What is the time difference between London and Johannesburg?
The time difference between London and Johannesburg is 1 hour. Johannesburg is 1 hour ahead of London.
Flight carbon footprint between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
On average, flying from London to Johannesburg 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 London to Johannesburg
See the map of the shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB).