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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between London and Johannesburg is 1 hour. Johannesburg is 1 hour ahead of London.
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 666 kg (1 467 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
London (LHR) → Johannesburg (JNB).