# How far is Richards Bay from Margate?

The distance between Margate (Margate Airport) and Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) is 180 miles / 289 kilometers / 156 nautical miles. The estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Margate (MGH) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 196 miles / 315 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 35 minutes.

180
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289
Kilometers
156
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## Distance from Margate to Richards Bay

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 179.690 miles
• 289.182 kilometers
• 156.146 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
• 179.940 miles
• 289.585 kilometers
• 156.363 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 Richards Bay?

The estimated flight time from Margate Airport to Richards Bay Airport is 50 minutes.

## What is the time difference between Margate and Richards Bay?

There is no time difference between Margate and Richards Bay.

## Flight carbon footprint between Margate Airport (MGH) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

On average, flying from Margate to Richards Bay generates about 51 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 51 kilograms equals 113 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 Richards Bay

Shortest flight path between Margate Airport (MGH) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

## Airport information

Origin Margate Airport
City: Margate
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: MGH
ICAO Code: FAMG
Coordinates: 30°51′26″S, 30°20′34″E
Destination Richards Bay Airport
City: Richards Bay
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: RCB
ICAO Code: FARB
Coordinates: 28°44′27″S, 32°5′31″E