# 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
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
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.

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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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