# How far is Richards Bay from Maputo?

The distance between Maputo (Maputo International Airport) and Richards Bay (Richards Bay Airport) is 196 miles / 316 kilometers / 171 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Maputo (MPM) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 241 miles / 388 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 5 hours 34 minutes.

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## Distance from Maputo to Richards Bay

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 196.415 miles
• 316.099 kilometers
• 170.680 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
• 197.076 miles
• 317.163 kilometers
• 171.254 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 Richards Bay?

The estimated flight time from Maputo International Airport to Richards Bay Airport is 52 minutes.

## Flight carbon footprint between Maputo International Airport (MPM) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB)

On average, flying from Maputo to Richards Bay generates about 54 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 54 kilograms equals 119 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 Richards Bay

See the map of the shortest flight path between Maputo International Airport (MPM) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

## 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 Richards Bay Airport
City: Richards Bay
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: RCB
ICAO Code: FARB
Coordinates: 28°44′27″S, 32°5′31″E