# Distance between Phalaborwa (PHW) and Cape Town (CPT)

Flight distance from Phalaborwa to Cape Town (Hendrik Van Eck Airport – Cape Town International Airport) is 1026 miles / 1651 kilometers / 891 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 26 minutes.

Driving distance from Phalaborwa (PHW) to Cape Town (CPT) is 1187 miles / 1910 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 39 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Phalaborwa to Cape Town.

Shortest flight path between Hendrik Van Eck Airport (PHW) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

## How far is Cape Town from Phalaborwa?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Phalaborwa and Cape Town. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1025.579 miles
• 1650.510 kilometers
• 891.204 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
• 1026.021 miles
• 1651.221 kilometers
• 891.588 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).

## Airport information

A Hendrik Van Eck Airport
City: Phalaborwa
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: PHW
ICAO Code: FAPH
Coordinates: 23°56′13″S, 31°9′19″E

B Cape Town International Airport
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: CPT
ICAO Code: FACT
Coordinates: 33°57′53″S, 18°36′6″E

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Phalaborwa and Cape Town.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 152 kg (336 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phalaborwa (PHW) → Cape Town (CPT).

Distance:
1026
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1026

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