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Distance between Port Elizabeth (PLZ) and Polokwane (PTG)

Flight distance from Port Elizabeth to Polokwane (Port Elizabeth International Airport – Polokwane International Airport) is 736 miles / 1184 kilometers / 639 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Polokwane (PTG) is 863 miles / 1389 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ) and Polokwane International Airport (PTG).

How far is Polokwane from Port Elizabeth?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 735.901 miles
  • 1184.317 kilometers
  • 639.480 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
  • 737.909 miles
  • 1187.550 kilometers
  • 641.226 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 Polokwane International Airport
City: Polokwane
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: PTG
ICAO Code: FAPP
Coordinates: 23°50′43″S, 29°27′30″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Port Elizabeth and Polokwane.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (283 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Port Elizabeth (PLZ) → Polokwane (PTG).

Distance:
736
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
736

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