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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.

London – Johannesburg

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9045
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4884
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How far is Johannesburg from London?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from London Heathrow Airport to OR Tambo International Airport is 11 hours 8 minutes.

Time difference

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

Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from London to Johannesburg generates about 666 kg of CO2 per passenger, 666 kilograms is equal to 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

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

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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

Airlines flying from London (LHR) to Johannesburg (JNB)

American Airlines
British Airways
South African Airways
Virgin Atlantic Airways