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How far is Cape Town from Margate?

The distance between Margate (Margate Airport) and Cape Town (Cape Town International Airport) is 718 miles / 1156 kilometers / 624 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 1 hour and 51 minutes.

Driving distance from Margate (MGH) to Cape Town (CPT) is 954 miles / 1535 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 46 minutes.

Margate Airport – Cape Town International Airport

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Distance from Margate to Cape Town

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Margate to Cape Town. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 718.419 miles
  • 1156.183 kilometers
  • 624.289 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
  • 717.232 miles
  • 1154.273 kilometers
  • 623.258 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 Margate to Cape Town?

The estimated flight time from Margate Airport to Cape Town International Airport is 1 hour and 51 minutes.

What is the time difference between Margate and Cape Town?

There is no time difference between Margate and Cape Town.

Flight carbon footprint between Margate Airport (MGH) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

On average, flying from Margate to Cape Town generates about 127 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 127 kilograms equals 279 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Margate to Cape Town

Shortest flight path between Margate Airport (MGH) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

Airport information

Origin Margate Airport
City: Margate
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: MGH
ICAO Code: FAMG
Coordinates: 30°51′26″S, 30°20′34″E
Destination Cape Town International Airport
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: CPT
ICAO Code: FACT
Coordinates: 33°57′53″S, 18°36′6″E