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Distance between Phalaborwa (PHW) and Umtata (UTT)

Flight distance from Phalaborwa to Umtata (Hendrik Van Eck Airport – Mthatha Airport) is 546 miles / 878 kilometers / 474 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Driving distance from Phalaborwa (PHW) to Umtata (UTT) is 723 miles / 1163 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Hendrik Van Eck Airport (PHW) and Mthatha Airport (UTT).

How far is Umtata from Phalaborwa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 545.599 miles
  • 878.056 kilometers
  • 474.112 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
  • 547.242 miles
  • 880.701 kilometers
  • 475.541 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 Mthatha Airport
City: Umtata
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: UTT
ICAO Code: FAUT
Coordinates: 31°32′52″S, 28°40′27″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Phalaborwa and Umtata.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (232 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Phalaborwa (PHW) → Umtata (UTT).

Distance:
546
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
546

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