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Distance between Phalaborwa (PHW) and Richards Bay (RCB)

Flight distance from Phalaborwa to Richards Bay (Hendrik Van Eck Airport – Richards Bay Airport) is 336 miles / 540 kilometers / 292 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Phalaborwa (PHW) to Richards Bay (RCB) is 447 miles / 719 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 11 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Phalaborwa to Richards Bay.

Shortest flight path between Hendrik Van Eck Airport (PHW) and Richards Bay Airport (RCB).

How far is Richards Bay from Phalaborwa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 335.773 miles
  • 540.374 kilometers
  • 291.779 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
  • 336.935 miles
  • 542.245 kilometers
  • 292.789 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 Richards Bay Airport
City: Richards Bay
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: RCB
ICAO Code: FARB
Coordinates: 28°44′27″S, 32°5′31″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Phalaborwa and Richards Bay.

Time Difference

Phalaborwa

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Richards Bay

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 74 kg (164 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phalaborwa (PHW) → Richards Bay (RCB).

Distance:
336
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
336

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