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Distance between Port Elizabeth (PLZ) and Johannesburg (QRA)

Flight distance from Port Elizabeth to Johannesburg (Port Elizabeth International Airport – Rand Airport) is 554 miles / 892 kilometers / 482 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Port Elizabeth (PLZ) to Johannesburg (QRA) is 669 miles / 1076 kilometers and travel time by car is about 11 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Port Elizabeth International Airport (PLZ) and Rand Airport (QRA).

How far is Johannesburg from Port Elizabeth?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 554.417 miles
  • 892.248 kilometers
  • 481.775 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
  • 555.909 miles
  • 894.649 kilometers
  • 483.072 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 Rand Airport
City: Johannesburg
Country: South Africa Flag of South Africa
IATA Code: QRA
ICAO Code: FAGM
Coordinates: 26°14′33″S, 28°9′4″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg.

Time Difference

Port Elizabeth

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Johannesburg

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 107 kg (235 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Port Elizabeth (PLZ) → Johannesburg (QRA).

Distance:
554
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
554

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