Distance between Phalaborwa (PHW) and East London (ELS)

Flight distance from Phalaborwa to East London (Hendrik Van Eck Airport – East London Airport) is 658 miles / 1060 kilometers / 572 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 44 minutes.

Driving distance from Phalaborwa (PHW) to East London (ELS) is 925 miles / 1488 kilometers and travel time by car is about 16 hours 40 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Phalaborwa to East London.

Shortest flight path between Hendrik Van Eck Airport (PHW) and East London Airport (ELS).

How far is East London from Phalaborwa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 658.376 miles
• 1059.553 kilometers
• 572.113 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
• 660.232 miles
• 1062.540 kilometers
• 573.726 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 East London Airport
City: East London
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: ELS
ICAO Code: FAEL
Coordinates: 33°2′8″S, 27°49′33″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Phalaborwa and East London.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 120 kg (264 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phalaborwa (PHW) → East London (ELS).

Distance:
658
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
658

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