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Distance between London (LHR) and Johannesburg (JNB)

Flight distance from London to Johannesburg (London Heathrow Airport – OR Tambo International Airport) is 5620 miles / 9045 kilometers / 4884 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 11 hours 8 minutes.

Map of flight path from London to Johannesburg.

Shortest flight path between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB).

How far is Johannesburg from London?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 5620.339 miles
  • 9045.059 kilometers
  • 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 earth.

Haversine formula
  • 5639.035 miles
  • 9075.147 kilometers
  • 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).

Airport information


A London Heathrow Airport
City: London
Country: United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom
IATA Code: LHR
ICAO Code: EGLL
Coordinates: 51°28′14″N, 0°27′42″W

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

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between London and Johannesburg is 2 hours. Johannesburg is 2 hours ahead of London.

Time Difference

London

 GMT

Johannesburg

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 666 kg (1 467 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

London (LHR) → Johannesburg (JNB).

Distance:
5620
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
5620

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