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Distance between Port Elizabeth (PLZ) and Bloemfontain (BFN)

Flight distance from Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontain (Port Elizabeth International Airport – Bram Fischer International Airport) is 339 miles / 546 kilometers / 295 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 8 minutes.

Driving distance from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Bloemfontain (BFN) is 423 miles / 680 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 25 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Port Elizabeth to Bloemfontain.

Shortest flight path between Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ) and Bram Fischer International Airport (BFN).

How far is Bloemfontain from Port Elizabeth?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Port Elizabeth and Bloemfontain. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 339.471 miles
  • 546.325 kilometers
  • 294.992 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
  • 340.415 miles
  • 547.845 kilometers
  • 295.813 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 Port Elizabeth International Airport
City: Port Elizabeth
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: PLZ
ICAO Code: FAPE
Coordinates: 33°59′5″S, 25°37′2″E

B Bram Fischer International Airport
City: Bloemfontain
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: BFN
ICAO Code: FABL
Coordinates: 29°5′33″S, 26°18′8″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Port Elizabeth and Bloemfontain.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 75 kg (165 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Port Elizabeth (PLZ) → Bloemfontain (BFN).

Distance:
339
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
339

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