# 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
IATA Code: PHW
ICAO Code: FAPH
Coordinates: 23°56′13″S, 31°9′19″E

B Mthatha Airport
City: Umtata
Country: 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.

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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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