How far is Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth?

The distance between Port Elizabeth (Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport) and Johannesburg (OR Tambo International Airport) is 563 miles / 906 kilometers / 489 nautical miles.

The driving distance from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Johannesburg (JNB) is 679 miles / 1093 kilometers, and travel time by car is about 12 hours 6 minutes.

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906
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1 h 33 min
108 kg

Distance from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg

There are several ways to calculate the distance from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg. Here are two standard methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 562.839 miles
• 905.801 kilometers
• 489.094 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth's surface using an ellipsoidal model of the planet.

Haversine formula
• 564.348 miles
• 908.231 kilometers
• 490.405 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 Johannesburg?

The estimated flight time from Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport to OR Tambo International Airport is 1 hour and 33 minutes.

Flight carbon footprint between Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)

On average, flying from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg generates about 108 kg of CO2 per passenger, and 108 kilograms equals 238 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 Johannesburg

See the map of the shortest flight path between Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport (PLZ) and OR Tambo International Airport (JNB).

Airport information

Origin Chief Dawid Stuurman International Airport
City: Port Elizabeth
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: PLZ
ICAO Code: FAPE
Coordinates: 33°59′5″S, 25°37′2″E
Destination OR Tambo International Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa
IATA Code: JNB
ICAO Code: FAOR
Coordinates: 26°8′21″S, 28°14′45″E