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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

Phalaborwa

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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:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1026

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