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Distance between Port Elizabeth (PLZ) and Cape Town (CPT)

Flight distance from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town (Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport – Cape Town International Airport) is 403 miles / 648 kilometers / 350 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Cape Town (CPT) is 460 miles / 740 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 2 minutes.

Port Elizabeth – Cape Town

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403
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648
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350
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How far is Cape Town from Port Elizabeth?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 402.775 miles
  • 648.203 kilometers
  • 350.002 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
  • 401.904 miles
  • 646.801 kilometers
  • 349.245 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).

How long does it take to fly from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town?

Estimated flight time from Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport to Cape Town International Airport is 1 hour 15 minutes.

What is the time difference between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town?

There is no time difference between Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.

Flight carbon footprint between Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT)

On average flying from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town generates about 84 kg of CO2 per passenger, 84 kilograms is equal to 186 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Port Elizabeth to Cape Town

Shortest flight path between Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ) and Cape Town International Airport (CPT).

Airport information

Origin Chief Dawid Stuurman 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
Destination Cape Town International Airport
City: Cape Town
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: CPT
ICAO Code: FACT
Coordinates: 33°57′53″S, 18°36′6″E

Airlines flying from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Cape Town (CPT)

British Airways
Mango
South African Airways