# How far is Pietermaritzburg from Maputo?

The distance between Maputo (Maputo International Airport) and Pietermaritzburg (Pietermaritzburg Airport) is 289 miles / 465 kilometers / 251 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Maputo (MPM) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) is 385 miles / 619 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 7 hours 55 minutes.

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## Distance from Maputo to Pietermaritzburg

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Maputo to Pietermaritzburg. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 289.163 miles
• 465.362 kilometers
• 251.275 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
• 289.830 miles
• 466.435 kilometers
• 251.855 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 Maputo to Pietermaritzburg?

The estimated flight time from Maputo International Airport to Pietermaritzburg Airport is 1 hour and 2 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Maputo International Airport (MPM) and Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB)

On average, flying from Maputo to Pietermaritzburg generates about 68 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 68 kilograms equals 149 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Maputo to Pietermaritzburg

See the map of the shortest flight path between Maputo International Airport (MPM) and Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB).

## Airport information

Origin Maputo International Airport
City: Maputo
Country: Mozambique
IATA Code: MPM
ICAO Code: FQMA
Coordinates: 25°55′14″S, 32°34′21″E
Destination Pietermaritzburg Airport
City: Pietermaritzburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: PZB
ICAO Code: FAPM
Coordinates: 29°38′56″S, 30°23′55″E