Distance between Phalaborwa (PHW) and Pietermaritzburg (PZB)

Flight distance from Phalaborwa to Pietermaritzburg (Hendrik Van Eck Airport – Pietermaritzburg Airport) is 396 miles / 637 kilometers / 344 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Phalaborwa (PHW) to Pietermaritzburg (PZB) is 496 miles / 798 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 22 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Phalaborwa to Pietermaritzburg.

Shortest flight path between Hendrik Van Eck Airport (PHW) and Pietermaritzburg Airport (PZB).

How far is Pietermaritzburg from Phalaborwa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 396.014 miles
• 637.323 kilometers
• 344.127 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
• 397.394 miles
• 639.543 kilometers
• 345.326 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 Pietermaritzburg Airport
City: Pietermaritzburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: PZB
ICAO Code: FAPM
Coordinates: 29°38′56″S, 30°23′55″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Phalaborwa and Pietermaritzburg.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 83 kg (184 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phalaborwa (PHW) → Pietermaritzburg (PZB).

Distance:
396
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
396

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